Your Weekly Lawtomatic Digest
The Appetizer: Sponsors
The Main Course: 5 Things That Made Me Think This Week
Legal Business World: this free, web-based publication has a series of terrific articles this issue on innovation in law. LBW is always worth a read/download, but more so even than usual with this time around.
PACER swan song? A new bill in Congress would remove the paywall for access to federal judicial records. Making public records accessible to the public at no cost is, generally, a good thing (though not without some downsides), and could potentially open up really interesting avenues for research to promote access to justice.
NYU Legal Tech Event on 10/22: they've got a strong line-up featuring their alums working in legal tech. If you're in the city, check it out; and even if not, it's worth reflecting on how important it is for elite law schools to have this sort of programming. Also interesting to see how many big names in legal tech are NYU Law alums!
How Legal Tech Can Boost Your Career: a curated list of readings from John DiGilio of LAC Group.
Why is Microsoft Hosting its Law Firms in Redmond (and why it matters): an interesting piece by Zach Abramowitz.
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Kenny Shopsin: I was sorry to learn about the recent passing of the idiosyncratic restaurant owner, Kenny Shopsin. If you haven't seen the documentary on his restaurant or read about him, you should.
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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