ALM has released a new trend detection feature  on Law.com Radar  which combines their deep editorial experience with algorithms and litigation data to help lawyers identify emerging trends in federal litigation. New features including trends and surge indicators  will automatically appear for all existing Law.com Radar premium subscribers who have active alerts. Vanessa Blum the Director of Newsroom Innovation described  trend detection as an “open beta.” Law.com Radar was released in November 2020 and providing breaking alerts called “blips” for practitioners in litigation and corporate practices.

What is  Radar Trend Detection? The trend detection system analyzes new federal lawsuits and their case attributes and then applies
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Bill Carter, ALM Global CEO

Bill Carter had a lot to celebrate during Legalweek 2022. After a two year pandemic hiatus Legalweek, the ALM sponsored international legal technology conference went live in New York. On March 9th Carter took to the stage to announce the rebrand on ALM Media to ALM Global LLC. The name change to ALM Global highlights the company’s  evolution from a US focused media company to a global platform covering international legal news and business.

On March 5th  ALM launched a free  special report hub outside the normal “pay wall.” War in Ukraine: Tracking the Conflict’s Reverberations Across the Legal Industry,  houses all of their continuing coverage related to the war in Ukraine and its implications for the legal industry.

I spoke with Carter last week about new developments at ALM Global and the state of the legal news market. Carter is bullish on ALM’s global advantage, pointing to  the continuing growth of The ALM Global suite of products,  the use of AI in delivering insights and the expansion of their readership.

News Radar and Trend Detection. At the last live Legalweek event in 2020, ALM launched Legal Radar, an innovative news service offering real time updates on new federal litigation and news in a personalized interface. The tool was expanded to include corporate
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Several months ago there was a “soft” release of a new  legal industry  news product–Reuters Legal News (RLN).  Today Thomson Reuters released several new features enabling lawyers and legal business professionals to create a customizable reading and alerting experience. Reuters which employs 2,500 journalists around the globe,  now has a team dedicated to writing, curating and tagging legal news so it can be easily customized for the busy lawyer. The RLN content is organized into four broad categories: Litigation, Transactional, Government and Legal Industry. There is a columnist dedicated to each of the four categories of legal news.  In addition to news from Reuters, the site includes selected content from Westlaw Today, The Thomson Reuters Institute, and Practical Law Updates.

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Account Setup. Accounts can be set up on the desktop at  www.reuters.com/legal or by downloading an ios or adroid app on your
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