Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

Submitted by (@alyson.drake)

The Librarian as Scholar

Librarians on this panel would discuss why scholarship plays an important role in their professional lives and strategies for finding time to write in a profession that doesn't have a lot of free time. Panel would include librarian-scholars from different library types.

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Teaching + Training

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Success and Failures in the Classroom -

We've all been there, that idea that you thought would work well in class and simply didn't. A panel discussion by experienced teachers as to what the've learned by teaching. The focus is on how to save yourself when things go sideways.

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Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

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Sticky workplace situations: routes to resolving workplace bias

Sticky workplace situations: finding the least painful route to resolving workplace issues of bias with intervention techniques Description As librarians we may have encountered situations with patrons, colleagues, and/or supervisors whose behaviors run the gamut from inflexible to inappropriate. Sometimes we are guilty of behaving in a manner that leaves someone feeling wounded because we witnessed an inappropriate ...more »

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Research + Analysis

Submitted by (@erin.gow)

What is Europe?

As national membership in the European Union changes, how does this affect our understanding of Europe from a legal perspective? Find out more about the history of European laws, the current legal systems governing Europe, and potential future legal developments that may arise as a changing concept of Europe means ties different nations closer together.

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Information Management

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Weeding the Collection (again): Best Practices

Weeding the library's collection is an ongoing task for collection development specialists. As more sources move online, how should we decide what to keep in print and what to weed? Also, how much can we rely on "open access" sources? Ideally, this program would assemble law librarians in different environments (e.g., academic, firm) and it would focus on weeding in the general collection as well as special collections, ...more »

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Submitted by (@marcelorodriguez)

Artificial Intelligence and Implicit Bias

Algorithms and taxonomies are ultimately created by human beings with our own prejudices and stereotypes. Your black box and/or other new AI technologies could be replicating (even aggravating?) the same issues when it comes to discrimination of information regarding specific groups or just ignoring highly important data crucial to a case. Ideas for a panel could include several researchers or AI vendors working on how ...more »

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Legal Research Ontologies

Could someone do a program on the content of the semantic web for dummies and show perhaps not the coding but if the ideas in relationships such as those reflected in ontologies could have value in training law students. I do not know enough to propose this so I am revealing my curiosity and perhaps others share it.

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Submitted by (@yemisidina)

Program on International Decade for People of African Descent

The United Nations General Assembly on December 23, 2013 proclaimed the International Decade for People of African Descent commencing on 1 January 2015 and ending on 31 December 2024. Several activities have been held and planned by member states around the theme - "People of African descent: recognition, justice and development". This program will offer an international perspective of human rights and the role of the ...more »

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Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

Submitted by (@lucycg)

TRANSITIONS: A LIFE’S JOURNEY

TRANSITIONS: A LIFE’S JOURNEY (PLLIP webinar) Presented on April 24, 2018. If there is one constant in life, it is change. We change daily, starting with daily physiological changes (nails grow, hair grows, cells generate and die off) to personal changes (changes in relationships, changes in where we live) to changes that effect many people (political changes, economic changes). We also change professionally. We call ...more »

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Submitted by (@kbrice)

Legal Technology Competence Certifications

More than 30 jurisdictions have adopted the ABA's infamous Comment 8 to Rule 1.1 regarding technology knowledge and skill in regards to competence. How can law schools and law firms be sure that their legal professionals are competent in this area? Is certification worth it? This program would explore legal technology competence certification, including solutions available, implementation, costs, and the potential ...more »

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Submitted by (@abbywalters)

Technology Competence in Legal Practice - duty to use technology

Following up on the 2018 program Technology Competence in Legal Practice: Where Do Libraries Fit In? This could be a panel discussion on if the ABA guidance addresses only a duty to understand the technology available or a duty to USE technology in legal practice. What would be the minimum technological understanding that would meet client's needs? Are firms/universities/government addressing this in a meaningful way? ...more »

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