Jason Tashea

Jason Tashea

Host of ABA Journal: Legal Rebels

Jason is the founder and director of Justice Codes and the criminal justice technology consultant at the Research and Evaluation Center at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law Center where he teaches a practicum on criminal justice technology, policy, and law. Before founding Justice Codes, Jason worked as a juvenile justice policy director in Maryland, as a Fulbright Fellow researching juvenile diversion in Kosovo, and as a criminal justice and rule of law expert at the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime and American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative. Originally from Alaska, Jason now resides in Baltimore, Maryland. He has a JD from the University of Oregon and a BA from Linfield College.

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May 15, 2019

David Van Zandt has made a career out of touching third rails in higher ed

Whether grappling with political issues of the day or an oppositional faculty, David Van Zandt has continually forged ahead for the changes he believes in.

April 24, 2019

Why tech tools can hold both promise and peril for policing

Matt Stroud discusses how the desire for quick technological fixes can compound the problems that technology was supposed to solve.

March 13, 2019

Jeff Carr continues his fight against billable hours

Jeff Carr talks about why he came out of retirement, and how his principle of the Three Es calculated the value of legal services to clients.

January 16, 2019

Beating the drum for change

Ralph Baxter talks about his days with Legal rebels, where his profession has been and where he thinks it’s headed.

October 24, 2018

How to stop worrying and learn to love data-driven law

Ed Walters talks about his book, “Data-Driven Law: Data Analytics and the New Legal Services" which discusses data informs and the aspects of modern life.

October 8, 2018

Clio Cloud 2018: Human-Centered Design for Lawyers

Cat Moon talks about a human-centered design for law and the power of curiosity to drive innovation in the legal profession.

October 8, 2018

Clio Cloud 2018: Building a Modern Law Firm

Billie Tarascio talks about what it’s like to work for a modern law firm, the steps to create one, and questions to ask when getting started.

September 12, 2018

Legal writing pro is helping teach AI to draft contracts

Ken Adams talks about LegalSifter, a system that addresses the fact that many customers are doing the same tasks when dealing with contracts.

August 6, 2018

ABA Annual Meeting 2018: Managing Student Loans

Bruce Brotine, Lyssa Thaden, and Zach Weber talk about ways young lawyers can manage student loan debt during and after law school.

August 3, 2018

ABA Annual Meeting 2018: The Criminal Justice Tussle with Technology

Andrew Grosso, Judge Bernice Donald, Alan Butler, and Lorraine Kisselburgh explain how technology is gradually changing aspects of the law.

June 13, 2018

Tech is not the only answer to legal aid issues, Joyce Raby says

Joyce Raby doesn't believe technology is the saving grace for the justice ecosystem, but she continues to work with technology at the Florida Justice Technology Center.

April 4, 2018

Outgoing Adobe GC witnessed changes that digitization, globalization wrought

Mike Dillon discusses how digitization and globalization affected the operation and practice of a general counsel’s office.

March 14, 2018

Longtime legal tech leader Richard Granat finds a new challenge

Richard Granat speaks about his experience as an older entrepreneur and how his age is a benefit, not a detraction.

January 10, 2018

Robert Litt has been out front on online threats for decades

In this episode of the ABA Journal's Legal Rebels, host Jason Tashea talks to Robert Litt about the online threats that have been facing the U.S. since the creation of the internet.

December 13, 2017

Trailblazer with a nonlawyer past brings the present and future to law firms

Adriana Linares talks about her job helping lawyers identify tools and services that will help with their practice management.

September 28, 2017

Clio Cloud 2017: LawyerSlack: Once you Slack, There’s no Going Back

Keith Lee and Brian Lynch discuss LawyerSlack an online community where lawyers can network, get advice, or even just hang out.

September 26, 2017

Clio Cloud 2017: Data Driven Decision Making & Process

Mary Juetten and Sam Glover discuss the best ways to use data for law firm management and marketing.