Why we [LexisNexis] Acquired Ravel Law

Jeff Pfeifer, LegalITInsider
To be successful in today’s competitive legal environment, lawyers need to make faster, more informed...
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Financial Times: Artificial Intelligence Closes In On The Work Of Junior Lawyers

Paul Caron, TaxProf Blog
“The 2020s will be the decade of disruption,” says Professor Richard Susskind, co-author of The Future...
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Law Schools and Law Students Both Benefit from Hands-on Experiential Learning Programs

Christy Burke, LegalTech Lever
Don Philbin, a top-ranked mediator in Texas as well as adjunct faculty member and double alumnus at Pepperdine...
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@United and @AmericanAir Prove #Apology Theory

Donald R. Philbin, Jr., ADRtoolbox.com and Picture it Settled
Researchers have recently studied the impact of apologies in averting and resolving disputes. But not even...
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What Solo and Small Firms Should Know About Artificial Intelligence

Premonition
Here’s the good news: robot lawyers are not taking over, despite emerging applications for artificial...
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I am honored to again be selected by my peers for inclusion in Who's Who Legal's curated list of 18 Texas mediators.

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Synchronicity, Paradox, and Personal Evolution
Thomas Stipanowich, SSRN
This autobiographical chapter, produced as part of a compendium of narratives by leaders in the field of conflict resolution, offers a highly personal retrospective on a unique career now in its fifth decade. The author reflects on his path from the field of architecture to a specialized law practice on the cutting edge of trends in arbitration, mediation and dispute resolution; his evolution as a professor of law, dispute resolution professional, and award-winning scholar; and his leadership of two important...

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The Evolutionary Force of Behavioral Economics in Law
Saul Levmore, SSRN
Many of the behavioral insights in economics arise out of experiments or examples in which the conventional claims of economics, and rational choice quite generally, are contradicted by observed results. The conventional view – that people and firms maximize utility and profit, and often do so rather cleverly, even accounting for various feedback effects and thinking about marginal costs and benefits – is rationalist, marginalist, or incentive-based (the expression I will usually use in this...

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