So, if you are a firm with Morgan Stanley as a client, maybe the easy thing is to just say “hey, our huge client wants us back in the office and wants to have in-person meetings, so you’ve got to come back”. But it’s never really that simple, is it? What do you do if your staff and lawyers really don’t want to be in the office full-time? What if some of the same people…
In this interview with Manthan Trivedi, CEO of ManCorp Innovation Labs, we talk about the problems that the law industry in India is facing and how ManCorp Innovation Labs have helped High Courts in India like the Jharkhand High Court, Patna High Court, and Supreme High Court solve large-scale problems with innovative and AI-based systems. Interview highlights Large-scale problems in justice administration in India: systemic challenges, infrastructural and digitization issues. The importance of digitization to…
Well, I have spent several weeks now with my new Boox Note Air, and, while the software is sluggish, and it has its quirks when used as a layered EInk note taking device, it has replaced the Remarkable, and I use it for my daily calendar and note taking. No paper still. However, while it runs Android, and can download and use many PlayStore Android apps, I prefer my venerable Samsung Tab S5e for video…
I nearly fell off the bar stool (actually, it was a desk chair) when I saw the Bitdefender post about the percentage of Twitter users that have enabled two-factor authentication (2FA). It is just amazing that more users don’t configure 2FA (or MFA) to protect their accounts. Especially given that 2FA typically doesn’t cost any money and is shown to stop over 99% of credential-based account attacks. Apparently, Twitter users have taken the non-compliance percentage…
Law practice is stressful enough. What a drag it must be to have so many co-workers, some of whom will clearly be on the low end of the sanity spectrum. It is certainly enough that we meet clients, and Judges and other lawyers who challenge our faith in humanity on a regular basis. Solo practice gives us a respite from the chaos and insanity that exists outside. There is also the distinct possibility that, in…
In the early days, before most of you were born, we lawyers were a paper intensive bunch. We spent more on file rooms, and file storage than we did on electricity. We had law libraries filled with books on paper, lined up on wooden shelves in large rooms in which we sat a long wooden tables, surrounded by open books. I still have a conference room surrounded by law books that go back to the…

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