The Law



Law Has Become a Massive Gravy Train

Bashing lawyers and the legal profession is a popular past-time, but one publication across the pond is pulling no punches: “Right-wing news site the Daily Mail has kicked off the new year with a pretty…


The 10 Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2016

Goodbye, 2016.  Only time will tell what the most ridiculous lawsuits of 2017 will be: “A Massachusetts man who sold a faulty $40 printer through Craigslist was ordered to pay a whopping $30,000 to the…


10 Things Learned in 1000 Negotiations

James Altucher, blogger, author, social media, investor, wall street investor, gives his thoughts on things he learned from negotiating.  Lawyers will like to see “seek advice” – but read on to hear more on the power…


AI Predicted Case Outcomes with High Accuracy

Some day soon, there will be an app for that.  Feed in your fact pattern and get a prediction of your case outcome: “Researchers were able to predict the results of human rights cases with…



“Patents are bulls–t,” says Newegg CLO

Some lawyers are accused of parsing and mincing words – others, not so much: “Lee Cheng is one of the few attorneys to fight back against patent trolls and prevail. And at the latest Ars…


Text Messages May Form a Binding Contract

For all in-house counsel conducting contract negotiations via SMS, WhatsApp or SnapChat, be forewarned – your text messages may form a binding contract: “Last month, in St. John’s Holdings, LLC v. Two Electronics, LLC (No. 16…