Law & Economics Center

LEC Research Roundtable on Law's Information Revolution

Event Date: Friday, September 20, 2013

Location: George Mason University School of Law 3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201

Program Description: The Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law held a Research Roundtable on Law’s Information Revolution as part of the LEC’s Project on Legal Services Reform. Seeking to promote work on legal innovation, legal education, law firms, and legal regulation, the following papers, which examinine the effect of advances in information technology on law, litigation, and the market for legal services, were presented at the Roundtable.




Law’s Information Revolution as Procedural Reform: Predictive Search as a Solution to the In Terrorem Effect of Externalized Discovery Costs

Bruce H. Kobayashi, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

Law’s Algorithm

John O. McGinnis, George C. Dix Professor in Constitutional Law, Northwestern University School of Law

The Consumer Law Market, Legal Information, and the First Amendment

Renee N. Knake, Associate Professor of Law, Michigan State University College of Law


Robot, Esq.

What Happens if Data is Speech?

Josh Blackman, Assistant Professor of Law, South Texas College of Law


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