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Does an employer have a duty to accommodate its employees by allowing them to work from home?
Alexsei

COVID Research: Does an employer have a duty to accommodate its employees by allowing them to work from home?

Alexsei is a web-based platform that produces legal research memos on demand for lawyers, and leverages the latest advances in machine learning and natural language processing to make knowing the law easy and affordable. Given the current global pandemic as a result of COVID-19, we at Alexsei have decided to help by producing and distributing

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Does the COVID-19 crisis constitute a force majeure
Alexsei

COVID Research: Does the COVID-19 crisis constitute a force majeure?

Alexsei is a web-based platform that produces legal research memos on demand for lawyers, and leverages the latest advances in machine learning and natural language processing to make knowing the law easy and affordable. Given the current global pandemic as a result of COVID-19, we at Alexsei have decided to help by producing and distributing

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Legal memorandum generator
Shaunna Mireau

What do you do with a legal research memo?

As a former law librarian I was a professional question asker. One of the questions I would ask when being assigned a research gathering task was typically, “What are you using this for”. The answer would vary. Was my research gathering output for a court brief or client opinion? Depending on the answer I would

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Chris Thornton

Alexsei’s Chris Thornton’s article “Coreference Resolution in Python” published in Towards Data Science

You can read the full article at its original source on the Towards Data Science website here. Coreference Resolution in Python Integrate Neural Network-Based Coreference Resolution into your NLP Pipeline using NeuralCoref In human language, endophoric awareness plays a key part in comprehension (decoding) skills, writing (encoding) skills, and general linguistic awareness. Endophora consists of anaphoric, cataphoric,

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5 Key Takeaways From LSO's Technology Task Force
Horatiu Druma-Strugariu

5 Key Takeaways From LSO’s Technology Task Force November Update Report

It’s no secret that legal services are currently undergoing rapid technological advancement, and that they have been for some time now. In the 1990s, new technologies took the form of making the law available online, and for free, with the first “LIIs” (Legal Information Institute, e.g. CanLII)1. The 2000s saw the widespread digitization of communication,

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Jobs at Alexsei
Mark Doble

Alexsei featured in the Canadian Bar Association National Magazine

Mark Doble’s goal is to transform legal research into something that lawyers use, rather than something lawyers do. He also wants them to stop reinventing the wheel. Doble is the co-founder & CEO of Alexsei, whose platform proposes to answer legal research questions. It aims to update the time-honoured process of senior lawyers assigning students

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Ken Chasse
Ken Chasse

Centralized legal research-the technology of CLR-a description

The creation of LAO LAW at Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) was my most important accomplishment as a lawyer. It is a centralized legal research support service for Ontario lawyers (attorneys) in private practice, to use for their Legal Aid cases. In Ontario, instead of LAO having its own staff of lawyers to provide the legal

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