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In a recent article from Legal IT Insider, Caroline Hill wrote about how “63% of all legal contracts are gender-biased” based on a report from Genie AI. We wanted to dive deeper into that topic, so we asked Caroline and Alex Denne, Genie AI’s Growth Marketing Lead, to come on at talk with us.

Genie AI is an Open-Source product
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Earlier this month, at the NetDocuments three-day Inspire 2022 conference for customers and partners, one of the speakers was Jeff Pfeifer, chief product officer for LexisNexis for Canada, the U.K., and the U.S. He was there to speak about a unique partnership between LexisNexis and NetDocuments called Highlights, which embeds LexisNexis case analysis and intelligence technology directly into the
Continue Reading LawNext Podcast: Jeff Pfeifer of LexisNexis on Partnering with NetDocuments to Enrich Law Firm Data

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One of the many reasons I blog is because of the technology. Ever since I first learned html back in the late ’90s, I’ve been fascinated with web publishing. For many years I ran my own web server. Then, four or five years ago, I finally committed to having someone else host it. It takes care
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As fall associates settle into the reality of legal practice, I am taking the opportunity to share a variety of research “best practices.” These rules can be applied across all environments: law firm, corporate, public service and government. New associates are facing the messy reality of needing to harness legal and factual issues that need to be addressed in real
Continue Reading JUST ASK: The Rules of Research for New Associates

A national judicial task force recently released State Courts Leading Change, a report and recommendations to assist state courts in responding to the needs of court users with serious mental illness.
The recommendations are based on a multi-year study conducted by the National Judicial Task Force to Examine State Courts’ Response to Mental Illness. The Task Force was created
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In its six years so far, the Startup Alley competition at ABA TECHSHOW has helped catapult the success of a long list of legal technology startups. Now the competition is returning for its seventh year, and applications officially open today to enter for a spot at TECHSHOW 2023, which takes place in Chicago March 1-4.
Out of all the
Continue Reading Attention Startups: Applications Now Open for the ABA TECHSHOW 2023 Startup Alley and Pitch Competition

A 25-person legal technology company in California is fighting back against one of the world’s largest law firms in a lawsuit over ownership rights to legislation-drafting software that each side says was its idea.
In October, the law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld filed a lawsuit against Xcential Legislative Technologies for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract,
Continue Reading Small Tech Company Takes On Major Law Firm Over Ownership of Bill-Drafting Software