Yes! According to the authors, Ed Sohn and Joe Borstein, creators of alt.legal a new blog in Above the Law. Their prose is catchy and engaging and you quickly jump on the bandwagon as you drink the Koo-Laid of what they are discussing.
Some legal game-changing trends they list:
- Predictive Coding: We welcome our new Legal Robot Overlords, and hope to help them rule with an egalitarian iron fist.
- Litigation Finance: Why pay for your own litigation when others will do it for you?
- Actually Useful Practice Guides: Hey, someone finally created a step-by-step guide to practicing law that even a first-year associate can follow!
- Legal Outsourcing: You can now unleash the forces of globalization on your legal tasks, as the market has finally acknowledged that high-volume tasks like doc review and diligence do not need to be handled by U.S. attorneys (full disclosure: we work at a legal outsourcing company).