Legal Technology

This is a chronological list of our posts about legal technology. Get a helpful overview of our legal technology content here, or read just our legal tech industry coverage.


Time Is Running out for You to Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

The deadline for upgrading to Windows 10 for free is July 29. Here are some reasons you might think about doing so.


Use Word’s AutoCorrect as a Text Expander

You don't need dedicated text expansion software in Microsoft Word. Use AutoCorrect as a text expander instead. Here's how.


Podcast #77: Solving Problems by Building a Software Solution, with Janine Sickmeyer

For this week's podcast, Sam talks with Janine Sickmeyer, CEO and founder of NextChapter, about how she went from being frustrated with her practice management software to building her own.


Casetext’s CARA Takes the Search out of Legal Research

Legal research is clunky. CARA is a shortcut. Just drag and drop a brief and CARA will give you a list of cases on point.

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How Much Trial Technology Is Too Much Trial Technology?

A court in Delaware recently disallowed all trial technology costs claimed by the prevailing party's attorney, saying that there was no evidence the tech helped the jury make its decision. This is probably the wrong way to think about trial technology.

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Beating up on Legal Tech in Front of a Home Crowd at CodeX 2016

"Imagine it is the year 2020. Plaintiff, a dissatisfied attorney, has brought suit against the entire legal tech industry, alleging that the claims and promises it made in 2016 amount to fraud and false advertising."

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Uber’s Secret, Encrypted, Far-Reaching Investigation Into Opposing Counsel

Uber has taken extraordinary measures to investigate a plaintiff–and his lawyer.


How to Say Goodbye to Evernote for Free

Evernote recently instituted a substantial price increase for its paid tiers and drastically reduced the functionality of its free tier. Here are some options if you're looking to leave Evernote.

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Some Legal Tech Is Too Slow for Lawyers

Legal software doesn't have to be ugly, clunky, and slow—but lots of it is.


Driverless Cars Poised to Undermine War on Drugs: A Dispatch from the Future

We keep hearing that driverless cars are the future. If that is true, what does that mean for the future of law?


Fujitsu ScanSnap FAQ

Since the hundreds questions and answers in the comments on our ScanSnap reviews are getting unwieldy, here are some of the most common questions, with answers.

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Get What You Need from Technology, Not What You Want

Drill down to the problem you need to solve instead of shopping for the features you think you want but probably don't.