Law School IT department

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • August 21, 2017

The law school’s Information Technology department’s homepage is here.    Among other useful information, there are instructions for student printing.  There are two offices:  Information Technology (013) and the Computing Support Help Desk (030).  Both are Law School lower level.  …

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Net Neutrality and John Oliver

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 8, 2017

From The Hill,  “John Oliver crashes FCC site“.  This is the second time that John Oliver has presented the argument for net neutrality and asked his viewers to comment on the FCC’s site.  The result – again – …

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Millennials & Technology

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 17, 2016

An blog post on Legal Rebels – The New Normal caught my eye recently: Tech comes naturally to ‘digital native’ millennials?  That’s a myth.  Young people grow up using technology but that does not necessarily mean they use it …

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American Panorama

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 3, 2016

If you enjoy history or maps, or just having fun learning through new technology, take a study break with American Panorama.  Self-described as a “historical atlas for the twenty-first century,” American Panorama “combines cutting edge research with innovative interactive …

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LLT Lab Open House

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • March 21, 2016

Tuesday, March 22: 9 AM to 5 PM; and

Wednesday, March 23:  9 AM to 10:30 AM.

The Research Laboratory is dedicated to creating and making available to the public the technological tools that will increase access to justice, and …

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New Version of the Supreme Court Citation Networks (on Court Listener)

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • February 29, 2016

Supreme Court Citation Networks is a collaboration between Free Law Project and the University of Baltimore School of Law.  This tool permits users to create citation networks that represent “lines of cases” in Supreme Court doctrine. With the tool, users …

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Apple and the FBI

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • February 23, 2016

During the past week, there has been much news and opinion–procon, and questioning–related to Apple Inc.’s decision to oppose a federal court order at the intersection of consumer privacy, technology, and law enforcement. The court …

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Beware of phishing

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • November 16, 2015

We all know to junk the email from a Nigerian Prince, but phishing has gone to new levels. Today’s spearphishing is sophisticated business and can fool even the most seasoned security pros.  The InfoWorld article “10 reasons why phishing

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10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyers

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • June 29, 2015

This is another apps list from Law Technology Today, 10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyers.  Some apps are strictly for lawyers – Fastcase – while others are general – Workshare – but meet a lawyer’s need.

So …

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Technology and Privacy Update

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • May 19, 2015

Today, a coalition of more than 140 technology companies and other experts and organizations–including Google and Apple–sent a letter to President Obama urging him to protect privacy rights by not undermining strong encryption technologies as the government considers law enforcement’s …

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