ideas for using the web and/or technology to make your life and work easier and more fun.
Ok, make law VISUALLY appealing?
Over at Stanford, they have started a program in Legal Tech & Design. Law Design Tech | The Program for Legal Tech & Design I like this for a variety of reasons – i do love visualizations, there are clear teaching/learning possibilities, but mainly because of the possibilities for public legal education. Here are 5 things i liked (some of the links below are to Margaret Hagan’s personal site – she’s one of the main movers behind the Program).
1. I love this one (there were a set of them and taken together they really give you a More >
NIP: Breakups by Deborah Tuerkheimer in Yale J. of Law & Feminism & how to use HeinOnline Table of Contents Alerts
This Article identifies an overlooked criminalization gap. While the existence of a private sphere in which violence is allowed has been formally repudiated, a subtler form of legal immunity persists. Relationship status-that is, whether or not a couple is involved in an ongoing relationship-continues to construct crime. Though physical violence between intimate partners is categorically outlawed, patterns of controlling behavior that encompass physical violence may or may not be lawful. These patterns of controlling behavior are legally permitted when two people are together. Yet these same patterns become illegal if, and only if, the couple separates. The law thus More >
Black Women Writers is a digitized collection of more than 100000 pages put together by Alexander Street Press. Access is available through the Yorku Library system (sorry, it’s not universal) and has an amazing range of items, historical and contemporary. I am particularly interested in the range of non fiction Caribbean items (e.g. Writing Rage: Unmasking Violence Through Caribbean Discourse, by Paula Morgan and Valerie Youssef. (Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies, 2006)) but the fiction titles are very tempting. Poetry too!
H/T Osgoode Librarian Yemisi Dina.