On January 13th, we talk to Albert Fox Cahn, founder of Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (S.T.O.P.), about the threats and opportunities of surveillance technology, and why we must update the social contract for the digital age. Register for the event Here This conversation is part of our...
ACMS 2020 Changemaker Lawyers
From November 17th to 19th, 2020, the Ashoka Changemakers Summit is taking place virtually around the globe. Ashoka's Integrity Team is excited to participate by hosting a panel on Changemaker Lawyers on Wednesday at 2pm EST. Learn more about our talk and the panelists in our packet. Learn More...
In a Moment of Change, Savvy Firms Are Finding Ways to Innovate
"For law firms, the key to preparing for post-pandemic growth is to pay attention to where the proverbial snow is melting."
Can Prosecutors Be Taught to Avoid Jail Sentences?
Which part of the justice system has most resisted change? It's not the police - At least 60 district attorneys have come to see incarceration as destructive, racist, expensive and ineffective. But can they persuade their own staffs? Adam Foss founded Prosecutor Impact to repair our criminal justice...
Re-Coding Asylum: Lawyers With Tech Battling For Migrant Justice
Creating an immigration system that humanizes rather than dehumanizes people
The Changemaker Lawyer: Innovating the Legal Profession for Social Change
"As lawyers today confront existential challenges to their profession, from globalization to technological change, they face demands to innovate. In a world of rapid change, individuals must have certain skills to succeed; they must be 'changemakers.'"