What Solo and Small Firms Should Know About Artificial Intelligence

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Here’s the good news: robot lawyers are not taking over, despite emerging applications for artificial...
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Seyfarth Shaw Puts 'Software Robots' to Use in Automation Push

Roy Strom, Law.com
Seyfarth Shaw is already well-known in the legal industry as a pioneer of using business process improvement...
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Quantitative Legal Prediction – or – How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Start Preparing for the Data Driven Future of the Legal Services Industry

Daniel Martin Katz, SSRN
Do I have a case? What is our likely exposure? How much is this going to cost? What will happen if we leave...
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Why Do We Respond to a Concession with Another Concession? Reciprocity and Compromise

Christian Thuderoz, Negotiation Journal
All negotiation processes involve an exchange of concessions, and compromise is an agreement based on mutual...
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Enforcement of an International Arbitration Award in a Non-New York Convention Country
Daniel Pascucci, ADR Advice From the Trenches
You presented your case, and the arbitration tribunal came back with a reasoned decision and an award in your favor. You even had the award confirmed here in the United States.  You want to enforce it.  But you find that the award-debtor’s assets are all held in or have been moved to a country that is not a party to the New York Convention.  Now what? Enforcing a U.S.-sited international arbitral award in a foreign country is ordinarily far easier than enforcing a U.S. judgment abroad due to the adoption...

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No Foreclosure, Ergo No Wrongful Foreclosure
David Coale, 600 Camp
Foster sued about a foreclosure; the state court granted a TRO (so no foreclosure occurred); and the mortgage servicer defendants...

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Behavioral Probability
Joshua C. Teitelbaum and Kathryn Zeiler, SSRN
Throughout their long history, humans have worked hard to tame chance. They adapted to their uncertain physical and social...

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No Arbitration in Stanford Cases
David Coale, 600 Camp
The receiver of the Allen Stanford businesses sued several investors for receiving fraudulent conveyances. In earlier appeals, the Fifth Circuit resolved other thresehold issues in these cases; in Janvey v. Alguire, the Court reviewed the denials of the defendants’ motions to compel arbitration. It affirmed, rejecting their arguments based on arbitration clauses in various Stanford-related documents: “Because the Receiver may sue on behalf of any of the Stanford entities that has a claim against...

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