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From and the publisher of The American Lawyer, Unprecedented is a biweekly podcast about the future of law. San Francisco-based journalist Ben Hancock interviews experts and newsmakers about how technology and other innovations are changing the law and the legal profession. Topics have included hacking and privacy law, third-party litigation funding, legal data analytics, and autonomous vehicles.

Jan 30, 2018

In this special episode of's Unprecedented podcast, we talk with Aaron Wright, an associate clinical professor at Cardozo Law School in New York City and director of the school's Blockchain Project. Cardozo has been significantly expanding its initiatives with the technology since 2014, helping major blockchain projects like Ethereum and teaching its students how to code smart contracts. Wright talks about his forthcoming book co-authored with Primavera De Filippi of Harvard's Berkman Klein Center, "Blockchain and the Law: The Rule of Code," and what blockchain will mean for the legal profession—beyond the hype.