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In this edition of the Priori Digest, a weekly look at what’s happening in law and technology, we explore the ways in which tech will continue to change how in-house counsel hire outside counsel, whether we should be optimistic or scared about AI and how AI will impact the rule of law.
What we’re reading
- The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law banning sports betting, paving the way for states to legalize it
- How frightened should we be about AI? This fascinating piece ponders that important question
- This article examines which universities in the U.S. graduate the most startup CEOs
- What are the implications of AI and blockchain on the rule of law?
- How technology will change the way in-house counsel hire outside counsel
- DLx Law LLP, a blockchain only law firm, opened its doors this month with offices in NY and DC
What in the weird
Formula One has been granted trademark registration to the word “Shoey,” the Australian term for drinking out of a shoe
By the numbers
- 13.6: The percentage of legal tech founders who are women
- 5: Frequently asked questions that in-house counsel receive from outside counsel
- 69: The percentage of General Counsel who cite cost pressures to improve efficiency as a driving force in their daily roles. This stat is from the LawGeex In-House Counsel Legal Tech Buyer’s Guide for 2018 (Priori is featured too!)
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