Your Weekly Lawtomatic Digest
This time not a pick, but the complete newsletter,
The Appetizer: Sponsors
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The Main Course: 5 Things You Should Know this Week
Training Practice Ready Lawyers: a terrific piece on Suffolk Law's various efforts to train students in legal innovation and technology.
A Place for the Legal Tech Startup Community: I've learned a lot by becoming a member of LegalTech Startup Focus, and I recommend others interested in this space join, too. Nice people, thoughtful content, and the price is right (free).
Best Legal Tech Blogs: Clocktimizer reviews several of them, giving the pros and cons of each.
RobotFight: at LegalWeek, ROSS Intelligence unveiled EVA, a case analysis tool similar to CaseText's CARA. What ensued was an impromptu faceoff to see which worked best, livestreamed by Bob Ambrogi. Winners and losers aside (you decide!), it's good to see legal tech tools being put to the test (a dream project of mine: a Consumer Reports for legal tech tools).
Legal Ops and AI adoption: Artificial Lawyer's piece on how CLOC members can drive the use of legal AI.
Enchanted Objects: I'm enjoying David Rose's book about designing everyday tech tools that are both useful and enjoyable. To get a taste, check out his personal site for some cool examples of his work.
About Gabe Teninbaum
(@GTeninbaum) is a professor at Suffolk Law (with additional affiliations at Yale, Harvard, and MIT) focusing on legal innovation, technology, and the changing business of law.
Every day, he digest tons of content on these topics. The goal of Lawtomatic, his newsletter, is to curate the most interesting, valuable, and thought-provoking of these ideas.