Your Weekly Lawtomatic Digest
The Appetizer: Sponsors
The Main Course: 5 Things That Made Me Think This Week
John Henry, Legal Edition: software (powered by LawGeex) proved to be both faster, and more effective, at spotting legal issues in NDAs than human lawyers.
Meanwhile, in Moscow: Bob Ambrogi recently met with members of the legal tech community in Russia. His observations here.
Innovation as a Dirty Word: Toby Brown's thought-provoking write-up from the 3 Geeks and a Law Blog.
What are law schools training students for? Mark Cohen weighs in on what a legal education should look like.
Video-based contracts app. An interesting review of LexieGoGo from Artificial Lawyer. I didn't even realize this was possible!
And one more item...an ask: I've had some recent conversations about designing work spaces to promote creativity, collaboration and innovation (specifically within legal orgs, recognizing their special needs regarding privacy, confidentiality, cultural norms, and security). If *you* have built, or re-purposed an existing space, in your legal organization with these things in mind, will you drop me a note and let me know (a) what you did, (b) how you made the decisions about what to do, and (c) what impact it has had on your work?
A Day in the life of Lloyd Squires Myers, Vermont's Best Bagel Maker. It's a lot of work to make a great bagel, and this story does as good a job as can be done to make you appreciate the sacrifice that goes into it.
About Gabe Teninbaum
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.
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