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Legal.io Newsletter - December 17, 2021

Published weekly on Friday, the Legal.io Newsletter covers the latest in legal, talent & tech.

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Legal.io Newsletter - December 17, 2021

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New Law Student Enrollment Sees 12% Rise - ABA data shows a 12% increase in 1L students this Fall with 42,718 new JD students across 196 ABA accredited law schools, up 4,516 from 2020. More here.

France Privacy Regulator Orders Clearview AI to Delete Data - the French agency CNIL is asserting that Clearview AI has violated GPDR in collecting data on French citizens. More here

Williams-Sonoma filed patent infringement and false advertising claims against Wayfair, asserting that the company's furniture designs violate its "West Elm" design patents. Filing here.

Consilio Acquires Legility - The eDiscovery and Managed Review company Consilio announced its acquisition of Legility, furthering consolidation in the eDiscovery space. More here

Lawmatics Raises $10M - The Series A round follows a $2.5M seed round last fall. The San Diego-based CRM, client intake and marketing automation company plans to use the capital to scale. More here

Big Law Pushes Back Office Returns - Goodwin Procter this week told its U.S. lawyers and staff that working in the office will be voluntary until mid-March, citing the evolving state of the pandemic. More here.

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