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

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Here’s the good news: robot lawyers are not taking over, despite emerging applications for artificial...
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So you’ve got an arbitration award, what next? In other types of civil cases, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (Rules) control service, and they have greatly reduced the role of U.S. Marshals in serving parties. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(c). But enter the Federal Arbitration Act § 9 and § 12 (FAA). When a party seeks to confirm, vacate, or modify an arbitration award, § 9 and § 12 say that a nonresident party must be “served by the marshal of any district within which the adverse party...

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