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About Heather Douglas

Heather Douglas is a graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa and holds a Master of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School. She currently practices in civil litigation in Toronto and publishes her own blog on innovation in the law at

She can be reached at and @HeatherSDouglas.

Posts by Heather Douglas

Appointing Judges: Can Statistics Help?

Judging and the Depletion Effect

The Rise of Predictive Programming in the Law

Tomorrow’s Job Market

Virtual Reality in the Courtroom

Where Does Memory Come From?

Disability and the Practice of Law

Phase 1 of E-Filing Has Arrived

What Makes a Proper Affidavit?

Why the LSAT Should Be Retired

Can Algorithms Help the Courts?

The Bespoke Model Is Broken

Nasty Women in the Law

Should Law Firms Institute “20% Time”?

2017: Regulating Law Firm Culture

Legal Ethics: Misleading the Court

Judges and Social Media

Originals: So Last Century

Be the Change

What Does Your Car Know About You?

Show Me the Pleading: Show Me the Evidence 

Advice to New Law Students

Hassles: Transforming Court Services

Wagg Motions: Is There a Better Way?