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How Attorney Productivity Is Affected by Data Protection

One of the most nagging issues facing law firms in the digital age is how to improve attorney productivity. Research indicates attorneys only spent roughly 30 percent of each work day on billable hours tasks. In other words, lawyers are … Continue reading

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The Payoff From California’s “Data Dividend” Must Be Stronger Privacy Laws

California Governor Gavin Newsom, in his first State of the State Address, called for a “Data Dividend” (what some are calling a “digital dividend”) from big tech. It’s not yet clear what form this dividend will take. We agree with … Continue reading

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Washington State Considers Comprehensive Data Privacy Act to Protect Personal Information

Washington State is considering sweeping legislation (SB 5376) to govern the security and privacy of personal data similar to the requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). Under the proposed legislation, Washington residents will gain comprehensive rights … Continue reading

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More data, please!

Effective reform requires detailed knowledge of exactly what's being reformed. This is especially true of complex systems like corporate and individual insolvency regimes, with numerous inputs and outputs and carefully counterbalanced policy objectives. Two recent papers accentuate an acute weakness … Continue reading

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Get to know Thomas Drueke, Scholarship and Data Librarian

As a continuation of the D’Angelo Interview Series that we began last year, Scott Vanderlin took a moment to catch up with our Scholarship and Data Librarian, Thomas Drueke. Thomas shares highlights of her career to this point at the University … Continue reading

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