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Your Weekly Lawtomatic Digest

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

  • Mapping the Legal Tech Universe: Michelle Mahoney, Executive Director of Innovation with King & Wood Mallesons, has published a map of fundamental technologies in legal services. It's fascinating to see the different tools and how they interplay with one another.

  • Are Law Firms Becoming Legal Tech Startups? For example, Clifford Chance and its Applied Solutions team launches its first application for compliance. Artificial Lawyer tells the story here.

  • Delta Model: I'm lucky to have joined a team of folks (featuring: Alyson Carrel, Shellie Reid, Cat Moon, and Natalie Runyon) in developing a new approach to identifying core lawyering competences. Learn more here in Natalie Runyon's piece about the "Delta Model."

  • The Netflix of Legal Education: interesting moves afoot at Loyola Law School, which is working on ways to offer more choice in executive legal education. Their new program, LLX, is intended to give people more choice in getting trained. Paul Caron summarizes the concept here.

  • 3% Efficiency Improvement = Solving a Pro Se Problem: the Geek Review podcast has a terrific interview this week with Joe Lawson, Deputy Director of the Harris County Law Library in Houston, on ways to use tech/process improvement to solve A2J problems.

  • Drawings Become Photos in a Click: this software from NVIDIA converts cruddy sketches into photo-realistic images in a snap, and it's incredible to see.


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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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