‘Like the civil service of a medium-sized country’: Tesco’s huge management team made it hard to detect financial trouble, lawyers say

Tesco’s former UK finance director Carl Rogberg is one of three former Tesco executives standing trial for fraud in relation to their alleged involvement in

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Lawyers for Peter Thiel file a motion to block efforts that have prevented him from bidding on Gawker.com assets during bankruptcy proceeding (Ryan Mac/BuzzFeed)

Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed: Lawyers for Peter Thiel file a motion to block efforts that have prevented him from bidding on Gawker.com assets during bankruptcy

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The robot lawyers are here – and they’re winning: “100 lawyers… against an artificial intelligence program called Case Cruncher Alpha… the computer won hands down, with Case Cruncher getting an accuracy rate of 86.6%, compared with 66.3% for the lawyers.”

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Lawyers from Facebook, Google, Twitter stuck to prepared statements and vague promises during Tues. Senate hearings, and none promised to support Honest Ads act (Casey Newton/The Verge)

Casey Newton / The Verge: Lawyers from Facebook, Google, Twitter stuck to prepared statements and vague promises during Tues. Senate hearings, and none promised to

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Stormfront: ‘murder capital of internet’ pulled offline after civil rights action – Web.com pulls support for one of the oldest and largest neo-nazi hate sites following campaign by Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

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Sources: government review of AT&T’s $85B takeover of Time Warner has reached an advanced stage, as AT&T lawyers discuss merger conditions with the DoJ (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Sources: government review of AT&T’s $ 85B takeover of Time Warner has reached an advanced stage, as AT&T lawyers discuss merger conditions

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Ironclad raises $8M Series A, led by Accel, to ease lawyers’ workflows by automating legal contract creation and management (Barb Darrow/Fortune)

Barb Darrow / Fortune: Ironclad raises $ 8M Series A, led by Accel, to ease lawyers’ workflows by automating legal contract creation and management  — 

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