Science & Technology Law Section

The mission of the ABA Science & Technology Law Section is to provide leadership on emerging issues at the intersection of law, science, and technology; to promote sound policy and public understanding on such issues; and to enhance the professional development of its members.

2020 Austin Midyear Meeting Update From Section Delegates William Baker and Richard Field

The ABA Select Committee Report was prepared to aid House of Delegates members in informing their constituencies about actions of the House and other highlights of the 2020 Austin Midyear Meeting. This report is comprehensive and identifies the scope and diversity of matters considered by the House. Included also are links to speeches of the Officers, remarks by The Honorable Nathan L. Hecht, President of the Conference of Chief Justices and the final adopted language of Resolutions with Reports.

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics National Institute

SciTech launched its inaugural National Institute on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics on January 9 and 10, 2020 in Santa Clara, CA. The two-day event was a great success! Attendees learned insider tips on practical ways to tackle contracting, litigation, tort liability, compliance, data protection, and other legal issues raised by artificial intelligence. Pictured left: Attendees get an up-close look at Shelley, an autonomous race car built on an Audi TTS.

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Take the Lead In Shaping Technology Law for the Next Decade

The Science & Technology Law Section just completed a busy and exciting year. See the highlights from outgoing Section Chair William Baker’s presentation to the Section Council at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco in early August.

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SciTech is the sort of place that breathes life into the practice of law, lightens the load, and provides a sense of community. Ever focused on the future, SciTech not only takes on first-of-their kind issues with an unmatched theoretical vigor, but also delivers practical, hands-on value to members, whether it's internet of things, biotech, cleantech, scientific evidence, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, drones, medical devices, cloud computing, outer space, or healthcare technology and medical devices.

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