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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Collaborative Law Firm: The Fax is Dead, Long Live the Fax

Via LLRXCollaborative Law Firm: The Fax is Dead, Long Live the Fax – The long heralded death of fax machines has yet to materialize as doctors, pharmacists, state, local and federal government, to name just a few groups, continue to rely on systems that originated in the 19th century. Nicholas Moline, a member of Justia’s Engineering team identifies multiple ways that faxes continue to be used in law firms.

Legal Design: New Challenges and New Opportunities

Yankovskiy, Roman M, Legal Design: New Thinking and New Challenges (May 15, 2019). R.M. Yankovskiy. Legal Design: New Challenges and New Opportunities // Zakon, 2019, №5, pp. 76—86. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3447215  – “This article is dedicated to the notion of “Legal Design” which generally applies to creative approaches to legal tasks. The method has… Continue Reading

Ten Applications of Financial Machine Learning

López de Prado, Marcos, Ten Applications of Financial Machine Learning (September 22, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3365271 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3365271 “This article reviews ten notable financial applications where ML has moved beyond hype and proven its usefulness. This success does not mean that the use of ML in finance does not face important challenges. The main… Continue Reading

GAO – Talent Management Strategies to Help Agencies Better Compete in a Tight Labor Market

Federal Workforce: Talent Management Strategies to Help Agencies Better Compete in a Tight Labor Market. GAO-19-723T: Published: Sep 25, 2019. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 2019. “Technology, demographics, and attitudes toward work are evolving. But federal government employment policies were designed generations ago. As a result, the government may struggle to compete for talented workers—which is… Continue Reading

Brace Yourself for the Internet Impeachment

The New York Times: “The last time America watched an impeachment inquiry, it was largely an analog affair. When the House voted to begin impeachment proceedings against Bill Clinton in 1998, only one in four American homes had internet access. AOL and Yahoo were the biggest websites in the world, and “tweet” was a sound… Continue Reading

The women (and men) who came forward about sexual assault and harassment tell about everything that came after

The Cut – Is It Still? Will It Ever Be? The women (and men) who came forward about sexual assault and harassment tell about everything that came after. By Irin Carmon and Amelia Schonbek Additional reporting by Sarah Jones. “In the two years since the New York Times published a story detailing allegations against Harvey… Continue Reading

CounselLink Findings May Spell Trouble for Mid-Size Firms

TechLaw Crossroads: “Earlier this month, the 2019 LexisNexis CounselLink Enterprise Legal Management Trend Report was released. This is the 7th year the Report, which looks at data from invoices of over $33 billion in legal spending processed through the CounselLink platform, was compiled and issued…Kris Satkunas, Director of Strategic Consulting and author of the Report… Continue Reading

How Congress turns citizens’ voices into data points

Via LLRX – How Congress turns citizens’ voices into data points – Samantha McDonald, University of California, Irvine focuses our attention on an increasingly critical issue – big technology companies like Amazon, Facebook and Google aren’t the only ones facing huge political concerns about using citizen data: So is Congress. Reports by congressional researchers over… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, September 28, 2019

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, September 28, 2019 – Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the… Continue Reading