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.

April 28, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. ET

An Ounce of Prevention: What Lawyers Need to Know about IoT and Insurance [CC]- CLE Program

In a world forever changed by COVID-19, businesses are finding new incentives to accelerate digital initiatives as the world relies on technology more than ever. But even as billions of "smart" devices wirelessly connect to, and communicate with, each other, this so called "Internet of Things" (IoT) raises significant legal and liability issues.

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2021-2022 SciTech Leadership Appointments Application Process

SciTech Chair-Elect, Ericka Watson, is pleased to announce that the ABA Science & Technology Law Section (SciTech) Appointments Application Process for 2021-2022 is now open. SciTech members that are interested in becoming more involved and engaged with SciTech leadership are strongly encouraged to self-nominate for an appointment.

June 10-11, 2021

6th Annual National Institute on the Internet of Things (Virtual)

In a world forever changed by COVID-19, businesses are finding new incentives to accelerate digital initiatives as the world relies on technology more than ever. But with all of those opportunities come challenging risks and legal issues. Plan now to attend the 6th annual blockbuster IoT National Institute to get the IoT legal and business insights you need.

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Tools to move your practice forward amid Covid-19

The American Bar Association has created a member-focused, solutions-oriented website that seeks to provide lawyers, law students and legal professionals valuable insights and practical tools to help them navigate the legal profession’s emerging needs in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

SciTech Summer Series - Thankful Thursdays

A big "Thank You" to all of the panelists who presented awesome programs during Thankful Thursday Member Appreciation series. And a "Thank You" to all of the SciTech members who joined the live programs. If you were not able to attend or would like to watch a program again, please visit the SciTech Summer Series Rewind page to hear/watch the recordings and view the PowerPoint presentations.

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Jurimetrics Journal

Scholarly publication delivered quarterly to SciTech members. Jurimetrics Journal is produced by the ABA Section of Science & Technology and the Center for Law, Science & Innovation at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University.

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Podcasts

As a SciTech member, you get access to our podcast library on hot topics and emerging issues!

2020 Annual 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 Annual Meeting. The 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 John G. Levi, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Legal Services Corporation, and to the final adopted language of Resolutions with Reports.

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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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