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Author Archives: Scott MacMullan

Condolences, congratulations, e-filing and Ocean City

Scott MacMullan

A few items of interest: — My condolences to Taren Stanton on the passing of her grandmother. Taren’s husband, Sidney Butcher, is the best kind of guy, and both are young lawyers in Baltimore city. (She in private practice, he ...

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How to anonymously track your emails

Scott MacMullan

Imagine being in a judge’s chambers with opposing counsel before a big hearing or a trial. The issue is whether some evidence you recently found should be allowed, since opposing counsel did not have enough time to review or even ...

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A brief history of legal technology

Scott MacMullan

From carbon copies to WordPerfect to Word, from faxing and Fedexing to emailing and, these days, cloud computing and e-filing, legal technology history demonstrates while we lawyers might be stubborn, change is going to happen. And what better way to ...

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O.J. with your ‘Serial’?

Scott MacMullan

Our nation’s obsession with the Serial podcast is this generation's O.J. Simpson trial. Both have riveted audiences and made discussion of legal issues an everyday occurrence among non-lawyers. In turn, they have raised some interesting questions about how media can influence a trial -- and how one famous case can influence another.

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