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Your Weekly Lawtomatic Digest

The Appetizer: Sponsors

The Main Course: 5 Things That Made Me Think This Week

  • Legal Rebels: the ABA Journal's annual Legal Rebels feature is out, and it's filled with the stories of inspiring legal innovators.

  • Shruti Ajitsaria Interviewed: a terrific interview with the head of Fuse, Allen & Overy’s Legal Tech Incubator.

  • When Startups Defeat Giants: CaseText beat out Lexis in finding the fastest/best search results, per Above the Law.

  • Speaking of Legal Research: I've always wished there was a "Consumer Reports for Legal Tech" so people could objectively compare/contrast products and vendors. I'm proud to have been part of a team, lead by Prof. Dyane O'Leary, to model this approach for legal research tools. Here's a link to our chart.

  • Legal Innovation Woes: Jae Um's latest blog post is excellent.

A Lagniappe

  • A table busser for 54 years: a fascinating profile of a 72-year-old man who has worked for minimum wage bussing tables at the same Chicago diner for more than 5 decades. A straightforward story that raises a lot of interesting questions about work ethic, opportunity, and identity.

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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.

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