Melissa Lin

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Last week, I hosted a live webinar giving those interested a look into how the publishing team makes editorial decisions for our network of 22,000 bloggers (now 23,000). It was a joy to engage with bloggers who hoped to make their blogging more impactful, wanted to get more out of their relationship with LexBlog, or were simply interested in learning more about our legal publishing company. That webinar has led to many follow-up conversations with…
How does LexBlog’s publishing team make editorial decisions for a network of over 22,000 legal bloggers–and growing? On June 3, 2019, we hosted a webinar titled, “How LexBlog Makes Editorial Decisions” to give participants a peek under the hood. You can watch a recording of the webinar above and read the full transcript and edited Q&A portion below. If you have any questions about topics discussed, please e-mail melissa@lexblog.com at any time.   The transcript below…
Authoring some of the most widely read content on LexBlog is no small feat; our network of 22,000 legal bloggers (and growing) brings in about 200 blog posts daily, adding up to almost 6000 new posts every month. That is why starting today, in an effort to recognize the incredible work of those contributing to our network, LexBlog is issuing monthly “Reader’s Choice Awards” to three LexBloggers. The criteria is simple; the bloggers who authored…
Welcome back to another Top 10 in Law Blogs! The results are in for Dewey B Strategic’s “Hits and Misses Survey”, and the majority of consumers regarded 2018 as “a miss” for legal information. Jean O’Grady unpacks the deals that negatively impacted responders. Amira Hanem Ibrahim and Konstantin von Werder discuss Germany’s new Trade Secrets Act and its impact on scope of protections for journalists, whistleblowers, and employees. Gerry Riskin reports on the application of…
Selecting  just 10 posts for our weekly Top 10 in Law Blogs can sometimes be a challenge–but when our bloggers publish pieces that are not only timely and relevant to current events, but also help further crucial discussions about trauma in our modern society, our decision is that much easier. In this week’s installment, Jon Wainwright shares a podcast highlighting the work of Kansas University School of Law professor Jennifer Schmidt, who recently led a…
We’re back with another Top 10 in Law Blogs–Lexblog’s picks for the best blog posts from the legal community this week. The theme of this week appears to be growth and innovation. Kirk Hartley reports on Aurora, a new supercomputer that will apply AI technologies to advancing cancer research, climate modeling, and veterans’ health treatments. Elevate founder, Liam Brown, explains the company’s recent acquisition of five companies in less than three months to build a…
“What’s in a feed? That which we call a feed By any other name should work the same…but not always. “ While attempting to add a new blog to our network last week, I encountered an interesting issue. As part of LexBlog’s efforts to build and advance the world’s largest community of legal bloggers, publishing team member Chris Grim reached out to a law professor who blogs passionately about the intersection of culture, leadership, and innovation…
Welcome back to another Top 10 in Law Blogs! Artificial Intelligence was a major topic on LexBloggers’ minds this week. According to Jadzia Pierce and B.J. Altvater, U.S. President Donald Trump’s new Executive Order on Artificial Intelligence is the latest, and most significant step that the Administration has taken to make AI a priority in the realms of economics and national security. Jean O’Grady reported on a new Research Bot and updates coming out of…
Welcome back to another Top 10 in Law Blogs, Lexbloggers. This week, Stephen Embry reflected on this year’s LegalWeek show and what it revealed about the future of Legal tech, E-Discovery, and Big Law. The U.S. Indictments against Huawei–the Chinese tech and telecommunications giant–should be considered part of a global campaign against how Chinese companies do business, according to Steve Dickinson. Jean O’Grady discusses the significant launch of Precedent Analytics from Thomson Reuters to Challenge…
Welcome back to another Top 10 in Law Blogs! This week, John Reed Stark wrote a guest post on Kevin LaCroix’s “The D&O Diary” blog, giving in in-depth analysis of the dire ramifications of the SEC shutdown and increasing risks to U.S. markets. 2019 might just be another banner year for investments in Legaltech; LexBlog Editor in Chief, Bob Ambrogi, reported on  recent news of a $135 million investment in e-discovery company, DISCO. LexBlog Founder…