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Apr 15, 2022

In this episode, Kathryn speaks with Leslie Garfield Tenzer, a professor at Pace University School of Law. Professor Tenzer discusses how she decided to get into legal academia and the twists and turns of her career that have led her to this point. She tells Kathryn why she decided to write the Legal Emoji Dictionary, and speaks about how emojis have been used in legal cases. She shares which emojis have a surprising legal definition, and talks about some of the pitfalls for lawyers if their cases do involve emojis.

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    Episode Highlights
  • The reason Leslie Garfield Tenzer went to law school
  • Her path in legal academia
  • The journey to bring a new program and the benchmarks she used to demonstrate that it’s very valuable to law schools
  • Some of the big changes in law schools
  • The idea behind the emoji legal dictionary
  • The biggest obstacle for attorneys
  • Different (surprising) meanings behind the emojis
  • How lawyers should go about navigating the ever-evolving tech that impacts the practice of law
  • Becoming the experts for where evidence lives
  • The consequences of social media
  • Using emojis on emails: Is it a concern?

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