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Federal Judge Uses ChatGPT To Make His Decision And It Makes More Sense Than You’d Think

Above the Law - Technology

Eleventh Circuit judge explains why he used generative AI to develop his reasoning in a recent case. The post Federal Judge Uses ChatGPT To Make His Decision And It Makes More Sense Than You’d Think appeared first on Above the Law.

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Business Owners’ Legal Responsibilities For Employees

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(U.S. employment law and generally) Failing to comply with employment laws and regulations can expose your business to costly penalties, lawsuits, and reputational damage. Navigating the complex landscape of labor laws can be daunting, but it’s crucial to prioritize employee rights and protections from the outset. By understanding and adhering to these legal obligations, you […] The post Business Owners’ Legal Responsibilities For Employees first appeared on WardblawG.

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Chutes and Ladders: How to Navigate Labor Law with Artificial Intelligence in New York

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The following piece was published by the National Employment Lawyers Association New York Chapter to their site on June 6, 2024. I am Nicole Clark, CEO and co-founder of Trellis, and want to give you an example of how artificial… Continue reading → The post Chutes and Ladders: How to Navigate Labor Law with Artificial Intelligence in New York first appeared on Trellis.Law Blog.

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In Redo of Its Study, Stanford Finds Westlaw’s AI Hallucinates At Double the Rate of LexisNexis

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Last week, I reported here that researchers at Stanford University planned to augment a study they released of generative AI legal research tools from LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters, in which it found that they deliver hallucinated results more often than the companies say in their marketing of the products.

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Visibility Into the Strategy & Supporting Documents of Major US Law Firms

Law Firm Intelligence by Trellis aggregates state trial court data across the Trellis platform enabling users to: look up a particular metric related to a specific law firm (such as, how many cases a law firm had or has against another law firm), and see the actual dockets and documents supporting the metric. Trellis data is maximized in a revolutionary and unique way to provide users an exclusive look into a law firm litigating in state trial courts.

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Building On Its Jurisage Merger, CiteRight Launches AI-Powered Tool For Litigators to Summarize and Synthesize Case Law

Above the Law - Technology

Last September, two litigation-focused Canadian legal technology companies, CiteRight and Jurisage, announced their merger, with the promise of combining CiteRight’s litigation drafting program with Jurisage’s AI technology to create an integrated legal research and drafting solution.

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Law Firm Intake: Save Time and Convert More Clients With These 3 Tips

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Intake is most important process in your law firm. Here are three top tips for improving it. The post Law Firm Intake: Save Time and Convert More Clients With These 3 Tips appeared first on Articles, Tips and Tech for Law Firms and Lawyers.

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Misidentified Person Loses Defamation Claim Against Tabloid–Bloom v. A360

Eric Goldman

Elon Musk “secretly” fathered twins with his subordinate Shivon Zilis. When the news came to light, it triggered a “tabloid feeding frenzy.” US Weekly published two articles on the story and posted to Instagram. Unfortunately, the photo US Weekly used wasn’t of Zilis, it was of the plaintiff Amanda Bloom, a former roommate of Zilis.

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Transformation In Legal Operations: Executing ‘Big T’ And ‘Little T’ Changes

Above the Law - Technology

From sweeping, organization-wide overhauls to subtle, gradual enhancements, the journey of transformation is fraught with challenges. The post Transformation In Legal Operations: Executing ‘Big T’ And ‘Little T’ Changes appeared first on Above the Law.

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Client Conversations: You’re Not Bugging Your Clients If You’re Providing Value

Attorney at Work

Jay Harrington | Initiating client conversations positions you as a trusted advisor who is the “first phone call” when new legal needs arise. The post Client Conversations: You’re Not Bugging Your Clients If You’re Providing Value appeared first on Articles, Tips and Tech for Law Firms and Lawyers.

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New tech: Isabel Bathurst tells us about LegalAi and AsKAi

Legal IT Insiders

We spoke to CEO Isabel Bathurst to find out more about her brand new startup, LegalAi. LegalAi has launched AsKAi – or Kai for short – as a digital worker […] The post New tech: Isabel Bathurst tells us about LegalAi and AsKAi appeared first on Legal IT Insider.

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Stay On Top of Newly Filed State & Federal Litigation: Curated Just for You!

With Daily Filings Report by Trellis you will receive an email and csv file daily with all new cases filed in the jurisdictions you're tracking. Each new case will include all case metadata like judge, parties, counsel, practice area, and even direct links to the full docket and complaint. Trellis Daily Filings Reports provide direct access to newly filed state and federal litigation curated just for you.

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YouTube Isn’t Liable for User Uploads of Animal Abuse Videos–Lady Freethinker v. YouTube

Eric Goldman

YouTube’s TOS restricts the uploading of content depicting animal abuse, defined as “content that shows the malicious infliction of serious physical or psychological harm that causes an animal to suffer.” The TOS provides additional details about what YouTube considers impermissible animal abuse. Lady Freethinker is an animal rights advocacy group with the tagline “ending cruelty for all beings.” It claims that it created a YouTube account predicated on YouTube prom

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Law Firms Gear Up To Battle Deepfakes

Above the Law - Technology

Ed. note: This is the latest in the article series, Cybersecurity: Tips From the Trenches, by our friends at Sensei Enterprises, a boutique provider of IT, cybersecurity, and digital forensics services. The Rise of Deepfakes While lawyers have certainly been aware of deepfakes for years, everyone was fighting malware infections. As we constantly remind lawyers, the cybersecurity world […] The post Law Firms Gear Up To Battle Deepfakes appeared first on Above the Law.

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Not Paying Attention When We Told Lawyers to Be Concise?

Attorney at Work

Get to the Point | Consider tight word count limits as a challenge to your writing prowess. The post Not Paying Attention When We Told Lawyers to Be Concise? appeared first on Articles, Tips and Tech for Law Firms and Lawyers.

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Legal document drafting: A state of the market discussion with Novaplex

Legal IT Insiders

The document drafting market is in a state of flux after years of consolidation. Legal IT Insider’s editor Caroline Hill has a state of the market discussion with Novaplex’s chief […] The post Legal document drafting: A state of the market discussion with Novaplex appeared first on Legal IT Insider.

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LawNext PR: Assembly Software Launches NeosAI, AI Embedded in the Neos Case Management Platform

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Today on the LawNext PR podcast, Assembly Software CEO Daniel Farrar joins Bob Ambrogi to discuss today’s launch of NeosAI, a suite of AI-powered features integrated directly into the Neos case management platform.

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On LawNext: CEO Ross Guberman On How BriefCatch Is Expanding Its Mission to Help Legal Professionals Improve their Writing

Above the Law - Technology

This has been a notable year for BriefCatch, a legal technology company devoted to helping legal professionals improve their legal writing. It started nine months ago, with the company’s raise of a $3.

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Facebook Makes Some Progress Against a Scraper–Meta v. Voyager (Guest Blog Post)

Eric Goldman

by guest blogger Kieran McCarthy Companies looking to stop web scraping have suffered a losing streak in the Northern District of California recently. In February, Meta lost on Partial Summary Judgment against Bright Data on its breach of contract claim. Then Meta dismissed the suit , rather than appeal. In late March, X Corp. had its breach of contract and CFAA claims against the Center for Countering Digital Hate (“CCDH”) dismissed at the motion to dismiss stage.

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Ascertus partners with ActiveNav to help firms manage dark data

Legal IT Insiders

Ascertus Limited today (4 June) announced a new strategic partnership with data privacy and information governance specialists ActiveNav to help solve the data management challenges that corporate enterprises and professional […] The post Ascertus partners with ActiveNav to help firms manage dark data appeared first on Legal IT Insider.

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Kansas Supreme Court finds no fundamental right to vote in state constitution–JURIST

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Sean Nolan | Southwestern Law School, US The Kansas Supreme Court held Friday that there is no fundamental right to vote in the state’s constitution in a complex ruling related three 2021 election laws concerning false representation of election officials, verification of advance ballots and limitations on their collection. The court made three major rulings in the decision: (1) saying the right to vote is not an “enumerated political right” under Section 2 of the state’s Bill of Rights , (2) up

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LegalZoom Sued For Unauthorized Practice Of Law In State That Still Recognizes Alina Habba

Above the Law - Technology

Didn't we sort out all the LegalZoom cases years ago? The post LegalZoom Sued For Unauthorized Practice Of Law In State That Still Recognizes Alina Habba appeared first on Above the Law.

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Section 230 Applies to YouTube and Google Search Results–Montano v. Washington Department of Health

Eric Goldman

The court summarizes some of the plaintiff’s concerns: all [] [D]efendants acted with malice against [] [P]laintiff who is a member of a protected class “LGBTQ” as a self-identified gay individual, causing [] [P]laintiff to suffer monetary damages including loss of employment, and a wrongful suspension of his dental practicing privileges in Washington State and is serving to deprive him of future employment as a license practice practitioner [sic] in the State of Florida.

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Ex-global CIO of Barclays Legal says now is the time to focus on people, not just new tech

Legal IT Insiders

Amir Mehdi is the former global CIO of Barclays. At the British Legal Technology Forum he talked to Legal IT Insider’s editor Caroline Hill about why we need to put […] The post Ex-global CIO of Barclays Legal says now is the time to focus on people, not just new tech appeared first on Legal IT Insider.

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Breaking News: LexisNexis To Acquire Contract Drafting Company Henchman

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LexisNexis Legal & Professional said today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Henchman, a Belgium-based contract drafting legal technology company. LexisNexis said it is acquiring the company for its document management system that enable faster document drafting.

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City Sued For $1 Million After Cop Murders A Tiny Dog For The Crime Of Being Lost

Above the Law - Technology

Estimates say cops kill 25-30 pet dogs a day. The post City Sued For $1 Million After Cop Murders A Tiny Dog For The Crime Of Being Lost appeared first on Above the Law.

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A Staggering Tally: Supreme Court Justices Accepted Hundreds of Gifts Worth Millions of Dollars–fixthecourt.com

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JUNE 6, 2024 Ahead of tomorrow’s expected release of the justices’ financial disclosure reports, Fix the Court today is unveiling a list of the gifts the justices have received over the years, and the numbers are staggering: in the last two decades (Jan. 2004-Dec. 2023), the justices have accepted 344 gifts valued at $2,993,036. If one includes another 101 gifts that Justice Thomas likely received over those 20 years — mostly comprising free trips to and free stays at Bohemian Grove and Topridge

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Libby Jackson from Herbert Smith Freehills talks global Digital Legal Delivery

Legal IT Insiders

British Legal Technology Forum keynote speaker Libby Jackson, who is managing partner of Digital Legal Delivery at Herbert Smith Freehills, talks us through some of the most recent developments in […] The post Libby Jackson from Herbert Smith Freehills talks global Digital Legal Delivery appeared first on Legal IT Insider.

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From Artificial Intelligence to Change Management: Key Takeaways from the 2024 Future Lawyer Conference in Boston

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By Rick Clark The Future Lawyer 2024 Conference was held in Boston, MA, and hosted by Ropes & Gray LLP in their Prudential Tower offices. This two-day event hosted private practicing attorneys the first day and corporate in-house personnel the second day. The law firm day topics hovered mostly on how Generative and Predictive AI are gaining more steam in the legal industry, with the corporate agenda track more focused on change management.

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Anatomy Of A Winning Tech Rollout: Solving The ‘Pain Points’ [Sponsored]

Above the Law - Technology

Insights for deals attorneys from a recent CLE webinar. The post Anatomy Of A Winning Tech Rollout: Solving The ‘Pain Points’ appeared first on Above the Law.

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5 revelations from Supreme Court justices’ latest financial disclosures –The Hill

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BY ZACH SCHONFELD AND ELLA LEE The latest financial disclosures of Supreme Court justices were released on Friday, revealing tidbits such as a justice’s new rental property, hundreds of thousands of dollars in book royalties and even gifted concert tickets from Beyonce. Eight of the nine sitting justices’ 2023 disclosures were made public, while Justice Samuel Alito received a 90-day extension.

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KKR Acquires Majority Investment in Agiloft

Legal Tech Blog

KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced that a fund managed by KKR has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Agiloft (“the Company”), a trusted global leader in data-first contract lifecycle management (“CLM”). As part of the transaction FTV Capital, a sector-focused growth equity firm and an existing investor in Agiloft, will make an additional investment in the Company, and JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software companies, will joi

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Justia Chat Offers Lawyers Another Avenue for Generating Leads From Their Law Firm Website

Justia Legal Marketing & Technology blog

Developing a strong online presence is essential for any law firm seeking to reach new clients on the Internet. A professionally-crafted website serves as the cornerstone of a law firm’s marketing strategy by connecting potential clients with essential information about its attorneys and practice areas while showcasing the firm’s expertise and experience.

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‘Legal Tech Lists’: 5 Things I Love About Hosting Legal Tech Panels 

Above the Law - Technology

We’re just over here creating exceptional content for attorneys! Who doesn’t love that? The post ‘Legal Tech Lists’: 5 Things I Love About Hosting Legal Tech Panels appeared first on Above the Law.

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15 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Could Do–NYTIMES “Wirecutter”

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By Wirecutter Staff No matter how long you’ve used an iPhone, there are always new (or new-to-you) features to discover. And stumbling upon a time-saving trick after so many years is, quite frankly, a delight. Here are 15 tips and tricks that Wirecutter staffers rely on all the time. If you don’t already know about them, we hope they make your life a lot easier.

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AI Tools for Law Firm Lead Generation

Martindale-Avvo

Legal practice has largely been the domain of lawyers who spend an inordinate amount of time reviewing, analyzing, and summarizing an unending flow of documents. Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have made the process more efficient and manageable for lawyers, in particular small firm practitioners who don’t have the personpower to read an endless volume of documents.

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Embracing Technology and Innovation: The Highlights of FutureLaw 2024

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As the legal industry continues to evolve, FutureLaw 2024 stands as a testament to the sector’s unwavering commitment to progress and innovation. Held in the historic city of Tallinn, this year’s conference was a melting pot of ideas, strategies, and discussions that will undoubtedly shape the future of law. This article aims to encapsulate the essence of the event by focusing on the insights shared by four distinguished ELTA ambassadors !