Legal.io Newsletter - April 9, 2021

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Legal.io Newsletter - April 9, 2021

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SCOTUS Sides With Google in copyright litigation with Oracle. The Supreme Court finds Google didn't commit copyright infringement when it reused Oracle's JAVA SE code in its Android OS. More here

Google Launches Stack - Meanwhile, Google expands its legal tech footprint by launching an AI app designed to scan, categorize and analyze documents. More here

DLA Piper, Hogan Lovells, and Walker Morris become the latest BigLaw firms to thank their staff for their work during the pandemic with varying bonuses and holiday time. More here

Litera + DocsCorp - the #legaltech company has announced the acquisition of DocsCorp, a global software company offering Litera customers a group of products aiding in document productivity and drafting. More here

First Circuit Upholds 1st Amendment rights protecting citizens who wish to secretly audio record on-duty police officers. More here

Notre Dame Law School Puts Admitted Students on Waiting List after new students had put down deposits on the over-admitted seats. With a 21% jump in law school applicants, more law schools are expected to experience this issue. More here

A survey by EY found that 78% of in-house lawyers do not fully track contractual obligations, but 97% say they find it hard to get budget to invest in legal tech. In addition, 88% of GCs said that they would be reducing the overall cost of their teams to the business in the near future. More here.

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