In this edition of the Priori Digest, a weekly look at what’s happening in law and technology, we look at interesting upcoming Supreme Court cases, whether Alexa and Facebook can predict the end of your relationship and we share a philosopher’s take on the history of work. To get the digest straight to your inbox, sign up here. Enjoy!
Goings on in the legal world
- The Supreme Court is to decide whether the police need a warrant to draw blood from unconscious drunk-driving suspects
- According to a recent survey, the demand for legal services is up, especially in New York. Indeed, as global organizations continue to report increased legal needs, corporate law departments’ total legal spending increased by 5 percent
- Legal tech proponents are in divided into two camps. One says the industry should stay within its comfort zone, the other impatient is to jump on the innovation bandwagon (I bet you can guess where we fit in)
- Check out which 2018-2019 Supreme Court cases are generating the most interest
- What Facebook knows about you
- Your ideal therapist might not be human
- Can Alexa and Facebook predict the end of your relationship?
The nature of work
- The history of work
- Why do we work so hard?
The weekly lawyer cartoon
By the numbers
- 200: The prestigious New York firm, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, turns 200 this year
- 2: Traits that all successful entrepreneurs have in common
- 5: Innovations that will change our lives in the next 5 years