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.

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Join today and explore the work of our committees in the Interdisciplinary, Life Sciences, and Privacy, Security, and Emerging Technology Divisions.

March 3, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET

How Privacy by Design Can Help Your Organization

"Privacy by Design" is a framework that proactively embeds privacy into the design of systems, infrastructure, and operations. Join us as our panel of field experts discuss the framework and explain how privacy by design can help your organization. FREE for Law Students!

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

Current Trends in Cosmetics Litigation [CC] - CLE Program

Cosmetic companies continue to see growing numbers of class action litigation cases targeting the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. While the regulation of cosmetics at the federal level is generally light, especially compared to other products under the FDA’s regulatory ambit, consumers are increasingly turning to litigation to fill in the regulatory gaps.

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6th Internet of Things (IoT) National Institute

Save the Date - June 10-11, 2021

This stellar conference comes directly to you in a convenient virtual format with some new twists. Look for registration details in the coming weeks!

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SciTech membership gives you the inside track on the latest scientific and technological developments.

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Great Networking Opportunities

Get involved with discussion groups and network with your peers through SciTech Connect. Receive committee newsletters and other information specific to your area of interest to stay on top of cutting-edge scientific and technological developments.

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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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