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The Supreme Court is notoriously camera shy, staunchly refusing to allow cameras in its courtroom when it is in session. Tomorrow, however, the court will break with that tradition. Sort of. The court is holding a special meeting tomorrow of the Supreme Court Bar to honor the memory of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. A special […]

The American Bar Association today is launching ABA Blueprint, its website designed to help solo and small firm lawyers manage the complexities of their legal practices by helping them find the products and services they need at affordable prices. As I reported here in August, plans to develop the site were first announced by ABA […]

WordRake, the editing and proofreading add-in for Microsoft Word and Outlook that is designed for lawyers and other professionals, released its version 3 yesterday. With more than 600 new editing algorithms and 900 enhancements to existing algorithms, WordRake 3 offers 25 percent more edits and even greater accuracy, according to a company announcement. Version 3 […]

With OneDrive integration enabled, users can now open documents directly in Office web apps. CosmoLex, the cloud practice management platform, is rolling out new features today that include two-way synchronization with Office 365 calendars, integration with OneDrive, document search, document version control, and new notifications through the client portal. Although CosmoLex already integrates with Box […]

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” So said Scott Mozarsky today of Bloomberg BNA’s Legal Division, shortly after it was learned that he would become the division’s president, replacing David Perla, who had been president since July 2014. In a telephone conversation with Mozarsky this afternoon, I asked him what his becoming president would […]

I’ve just learned that Bloomberg BNA has named Scott Mozarsky as president of its Legal Division. He will report to Bloomberg BNA CEO and President Greg McCaffery and will be responsible for driving the growth of the company’s legal products, including the flagship Bloomberg Law product. Mozarsky replaces David Perla, who has reportedly decided to depart […]

Alma Asay Speaking of podcasts, I sat down Friday with Alma Asay, founder of Allegory Law, for a conversation about litigation technology and Allegory’s unique approach to managing litigation documents and data. Asay also talks about her journey from Gibson Dunn litigation associate to legal technology entrepreneur and discusses the challenges she faced as a […]

Nothing like a second chance. I’d wanted to use the headline of this post for my column this week at Above the Law. But after realizing how overused was “golden age” in reference to podcasting, I went with: This Week In Legal Tech: Lawyers Learn To Love The Podcast. Yet it is a golden age […]

The video site TalksOnLaw describes itself as on a mission to help everyone better understand the law. To that end, yesterday it launched a new feature, TOL Briefs, which are short videos of five minutes or less designed to explain legal issues to the public. The site, which launched about a year ago, already provides […]

What if a contract could be enabled to perform itself? It would know, for example, when delivery was made and whether the conditions of the delivery were met and then automatically execute payment of the transaction. A legal startup called Clause is aiming to make contracts “come alive” using a combination of data and the […]