Annually since 2011, legal research company Fastcase has named the Fastcase 50, an award that honors “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders.” Today, Fastcase named its 2019 honorees, a list that includes practicing lawyers, legal academics, law librarians, corporate counsel, journalists, company executives, bar leaders, and government officials.

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The document technology company Litera Microsystems said today that it has acquired Workshare, a London company that provides products used by legal professionals for document comparison, protection and sharing.

Chicago-based Litera says the move underscores its focus on providing a seamless drafting experience for users across best-of-breed technologies.

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DoNotPay, the company founded in 2015 by a London teenager who developed a “robot lawyer” to help people automatically appeal parking tickets, said last week that it had raised $4.6 million in a funding round backed by a number of big-name Silicon Valley investors.

Founder Joshua Browder, now 22 and based in the San