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Prof. Courtney Selby Quoted on Use of Legal Tech in Hofstra Law Course in Ed Tech Magazine

Courtney Selby, Associate Dean for Information Services, Director of the Law Library & Associate Professor of Law

Law Schools Escalate Their Focus on Digital Skills
By Eli Zimmerman
Ed Tech Magazine
March 11, 2019

At the Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law, students are using Apple iPad devices in mock trials to access case files and present evidence, Newsday reports.

Through the TrialPad application, students can organize their arguments and zoom in on images of evidence when questioning witnesses.

“What we’re trying to do is give our students an opportunity to explore not just where the practice of law is now, but where it’s headed,” said Courtney Selby, a Hofstra professor, associate dean for information services and director of the college’s Law Library. “We’re trying to give them the opportunity to see a little bit into the future of their own professional lives.”

Read the full article on the Ed Tech Magazine website.