Justice in the Digital Age


October 20-25, 2024


Marathon, Florida
Isla Bella Beach Resort

Conference Fee

Tuition: $1,300
Hotel: $199/Night + $10/Night Resort/Parking Fee

Course Description

The Justice in the Digital Age conference offers a unique exploration of the profound impact of technology on the judicial landscape. Guided by esteemed instructors, Judge Jack Nevin and Judge Jason Ashford, this conference delves into the intricate interplay between law and technology. Designed for legal professionals seeking a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities presented by the digital era within the realm of judicial proceedings, this conference promises illuminating insights and thought-provoking discussions.

Judge Nevin is a recognized authority in legal case studies. Judge Nevin’s expertise sheds light on the substantive aspects of law, using compelling case analyses to underscore the role of technology. Judge Ashford navigates the intricate technical aspects of the digital age, offering invaluable insights into the realm of digital evidence and its legal implications.

This conference unfolds across multiple sessions, each carefully curated to offer a holistic exploration of justice in the digital age. Through engaging presentations, interactive discussions, and real-world examples, attendees will:

  • Gain profound insights into the evolving role of technology in the courtroom.
  • Examine the rules governing digital evidence and their impact on legal proceedings.
  • Explore the intricate legal considerations surrounding technology in search and seizure procedures.
  • Reflect on the lessons learned from the court system’s response during the pandemic, and contemplate future preparedness strategies.
  • Scrutinize the implications of technology on Sixth Amendment rights.
  • Acquire practical knowledge about conducting trials in virtual spaces through a comprehensive Zoom trial primer.
  • Address miscellaneous issues like the challenges of self-represented litigants appearing via Zoom and the preservation of the right to a public trial.
  • Grasp the terminology and hardware involved in courtroom technology, both within the courtroom and beyond.
  • Delve into the role of software in shaping the future legal landscape.
  • Equip themselves with strategies to navigate technology-related challenges and solutions.
  • Engage in critical discussions about ethics in an increasingly digital legal environment.
  • Explore effective modes of electronic communication for judges in modern legal proceedings.
  • Investigate the shift towards e-discovery and paperless systems in legal practice.
  • Analyze the complex interplay between intellectual property, privacy rights, and the internet.

This conference serves as a dynamic platform for legal professionals to immerse themselves in the evolving legal landscape of the digital age. Through rich case studies, thought-provoking discussions, and the guidance of esteemed experts, participants will cultivate a comprehensive toolkit to confidently navigate the intricate relationship between law and technology. Whether you are a judge, attorney, or legal professional, this conference empowers you to adeptly navigate the complexities of justice in the digital age.

Meet the Speakers

Judge Jason Ashford and Judge Jack Nevin possess strong qualifications to co-teach Justice in the Digital Age. Judge Nevin’s extensive teaching background and recognized expertise in legal education make him adept at delving into the substantive aspects of integrating technology in court proceedings. His nuanced understanding of legal dynamics and technology’s intersection allows him to provide comprehensive insights into the subject matter. Complementing this is Judge Ashford’s practical expertise, centered on the implementation of technological advancements to enhance court functionality. With a focus on pragmatic solutions, Judge Ashford’s insights illuminate the practical aspects of applying technology within the legal framework. Together, Judge Nevin’s theoretical insights and Judge Ashford’s practical approach create a holistic perspective that promises conference participants a well-rounded exploration of how technology is reshaping justice in the digital age.

Jason Ashford (2)



Explore our conference agenda by clicking on the button below labeled Printable Agenda. Our dynamic agenda provides an overview of the daily topics and schedule. While topics may evolve, rest assured that the time schedule remains constant, ensuring you can confidently plan your day, excursions, and dinner arrangements after class. Stay informed and make the most of your conference experience.