Legal.io Newsletter - November 18, 2022

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Legal.io Newsletter - November 18, 2022

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Yale, Harvard Shun U.S. News Rankings - The prestigious institutions both said they'd no longer participate in U.S. News & World Report's annual ranking of law schools, prompting other schools to do the same. More here

Tesla Autopilot Trial - The electric car company plays a major role in a manslaughter trial this week in what could be a defining case for the self-driving car industry. More here

Tech Layoffs 2022 Update - As news of Amazon's layoffs come to light this week and BigTech deals with the fallout of other massive layoff events, Crunchbase has put together a running list of notable tech companies affected. More here and here

Twitter Blue Criticism Builds - The social media company, currently undergoing a massive exodus, recently launched a subscription service whereby users can obtain the blue check mark on their profile for $8/month. The EU's competition chief, Margrethe Vestager, commented on the change saying it is 'completely flawed'. More here.

How Diversity and Legal Tech are Related - Rhys Hodkinson, CCO of Definely, set up to investigate the relationship between a firms' ability and willingness to adopt new legal tech and its' diversification amongst employees. Read the results here

Holiday's Stressing You Out? The ABA is offering a number of CLE wellness events in November and December to help legal professionals cope with anxiety and stress. More here

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