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Recent News & Updates 

June 16, 2021
State Justices Stress Need for Courts to Lead the Way on Regulatory Reform
IAALS, Maddie Hosack

June 15, 2021
Conn. Judges Praise Design Thinking For Future Of Law
Law360, Sameer Rao

June 14, 2021
Top jurists favor changes to model legal rules
ABA News

June 13, 2021
How State ‘Regulatory Sandboxes’ are Laboratories for Innovation
The National Interest, Thomas A. Hemphill

June 9, 2021
Big Four Said to Sidestep U.S. Law Firm Competition, For Now
Bloomberg Law, Sam Skolnik





Past Events

  • Redesigning Legal Speaker Series
    • June 9: Leading from the Bench—Expanding Access through Regulatory Innovation explored how judicial leadership can play a critical role in expanding access to legal services and access to justice. Featuring Justice Ann Timmer of Arizona, Chief Justice Bridget McCormack of Michigan, Chief Justice Nathan Hecht of Texas, and Chief Justice Matthew Durrant of Utah, and moderated by Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis of Colorado (Ret.). Watch the presentation.
  • December 9: Professional Regulation and Federalism—Let’s Remove Access Barriers, with Dan Rodriguez (Former Dean, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law). Watch the presentation. Read the Q&A.
  • October 27: Reimagining Legal Services for All People—Lessons from Pioneers around the World, with Crispin Passmore (Founder/Principle, Passmore Consulting), Will Morrison (Strategic Policy Counsel, Law Society of Ontario), and Abigail Moy (Director, Legal Empowerment Network) —and moderated by David Lat (Founding Editor, Above the Law). Watch the presentation.
  • August 20: The Future of Legal Services with Rohan Pavuluri (Cofounder/CEO, Upsolve), Andrea S. Jarmon (Founder, Jarmon Law Group), and Andrew Arruda (Cofounder/CEO, ROSS Intelligence). Watch the presentation.
  • August 20: Reimagining Law with Hon. Mary Anne Mason (Ret.), CBA/CBF Task Force, and Zack DeMeola, IAALS. Watch Part 1. Watch Part 2.
  • June 25: The Future of Legal Services with William Henderson. Watch the Presentation.
Other State Action 




Additional States


Regulations in Other Countries 
Other Resources 

ABA Center for Innovation Legal Innovation Regulatory Survey

National Center for Access to Justice’s Justice Index 2021

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