The Mississippi Bar today announced that it is switching the research service it offers as a free benefit to its members from Casemaker to Fastcase. The switch will take effect for its more than 9,000 members on June 1. “This new partnership allows us to support our members by providing free access to tools that […] The post A State Bar Switches From Casemaker To Fastcase As A Member Benefit appeared first on Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites. View Full Post
Lawyers are often urged to use encryption to protect the confidentiality of email communications with clients. In May 2017, the American Bar Association issued a major ethics opinion saying that, in every case, lawyers should evaluate the need for “particularly strong protective measures” such as encryption. View Full Post
A roundup of the week’s news from the worlds of legal technology and innovation: Suffolk’s online innovation courses OK’d for CLE. In a post here last October, I reported on a new online certification course in legal innovation and technology being launched by Suffolk University Law School in Boston. View Full Post
When last we wrote about judicial analytics company Gavelytics on March 13, it was announcing a $3.2 million funding round to support development of new features and expansion into additional jurisdictions. Today, the first two of these new features roll out — a rulings database and an arbitrator archive. View Full Post
The jury of popular opinion is divided on the writing style of the newest justice on the Supreme Court. Slate pronounced Neil M. Gorsuch a terrible writer. But a forthcoming quantitative study of his published opinions concludes that he “does exceedingly well according to the standards of good writing that legal writing authorities espouse.” His […] The post Putting Justice Gorsuch to the Test of Three Legal Editing Programs appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. View Full Post
Legal technology companies are confused about how to market and sell their products, concludes the inaugural Legal Tech Go-to-Market Report, conducted by legal PR and marketing firm Baretz+Brunelle. Ninety-seven percent of respondents in the survey believe the legal tech industry has no firm grasp of go-to-market strategy or, at best, only a scattered one. View Full Post