CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Harvard University Professor Lawrence Lessig, director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation for Ethics, will speak about the law's place in a digital society during his April 11 keynote address at ABA TECHSHOW, a legal technology conference of the American Bar Association committed to bringing lawyers the latest technology news and emerging technologies.
Lessig has devoted much of his career to issues on law and technology, and during his keynote, titled "Code Is Law," he will focus on whether the law competes with or complements digital advances.
Presented by the ABA Law Practice Management Section, ABA TECHSHOW will provide an ideal platform for such a respected and prominent attorney, author and orator. Having authored five publications and dozens of legal technology articles, as well as having received countless awards and appeared on "The Colbert Report," Lessig is unmatched in industry experience and expertise. His compelling and uniquely styled presentation is sure to be a highlight of ABA TECHSHOW 2011.
ABA TECHSHOW 2011 happens April 11 - 13 at the Hilton Chicago.
The ABA Law Practice Management Section is a professional membership organization providing resources for lawyers and other legal professionals in the core areas of the business of practicing law -- marketing, management, technology and finance -- through its award-winning magazine, Law Practice, Law Practice Today webzine, educational CLE programs, website and publishing division. For more than 30 years, LPM has established itself as a leader within the profession by producing ABA TECHSHOW, the best legal technology conference in the Midwest, and through its publishing arm, which has more than 90 titles in print.
With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.
SOURCE American Bar Association