The Law

Thinking Smartly About Smart Contracts

Smart contracts and blockchain. You have been hearing a lot about them but haven’t gotten up to speed. Solution? Get up to speed by reading guru Dennis Kennedy’s articles on smart contracts and blockchain: “My…


Wolters Kluwer Uses AI to Predict What Will Become U.S. Law

Professional prognosticators step aside, AI is here to predict the future of law: “Global legal tech company and publisher, Wolters Kluwer Legal, has released an AI-powered predictive analytics capability that can assess a proposed bill’s likelihood of…


What The Heck Is This New-Fangled Blockchain?

What the heck is blockchain? As Ali G would say, it involves “techmology”. Still awake? Read on, as one lawyer has attempted to cut through the muck and figure out what blockchain actually is: “You’ve…




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…


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…