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  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    Here’s Bob Ambroji’s take on The Pew Charitable Trusts’ entry into A2J: A Potentially Major Lifeline For Low-Income Legal Tech And A2J. Bob discusses how Pew will attack several specific A2J obstacles. “Pew’s express commitment to increase access to free online legal tools and to develop new platforms to help people interact with the courts is...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    I’m a big fan of all things “Access to Justice” (A2J), so I was pleased to see this app from DoNotPay and equally happy to see today’s update: “new updates to DoNotPay, … will allow a user to sue anyone in small claims court in any county in all 50 states—without the need for retaining a...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    Easily the most reported AI story in the past few days has been: UK & France sign major deal for AI & Cyber Security cooperation. “The plan will see the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence, The Alan Turing Institute, partner with French counterpart DATAIA on research and funding initiatives.” Coverage here, here and here. –...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    From the UK’s Mills & Reeve: Two cheers for the AI Sector Deal, and a call for a little bit more.   This post from Seal’s Christina Wojcik: Legal AI – how robots can improve your bottom line. “While many lawyers tend to focus on AI as a threat – whether a robot can do my...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    From Joseph Hage Aaronson in the UK: Artificial Intelligence Against Financial Crime.   Shearman & Sterling via Lexology: Artificial Intelligence and Algorithms in Cartel Cases: Risks in Potential Broad Theories of Harm.   Tel Aviv-based LawGeex, which has developed automated contract review technology…,  is announcing that it has closed $12 million in new investment…. It brings the startup’s

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    Better, faster, cheaper: from Artificial Lawyer, “The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has announced a partnership with US-based legal data company, OpenText, to make use of its Axcelerate AI-driven doc review tool.The SFO said in a statement that ‘by automating document analysis, AI technology allows the SFO to investigate more quickly, reduce costs and achieve a...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    Another service provider ↔ university partnership is shaping up in the UK: “Legal business DWF is set to launch a Knowledge Transfer Partnership, in conjunction with the University of Manchester, which will see the business further invest in and strengthen its proposition in the realms of legal tech, machine learning and AI to enhance service...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Lawyer has started the new year off quite busy. For instance: US legal AI start-up, LegalSifter, is pioneering a ‘re-sale’ strategy of its automated contract review and advisory system with law firms buying in the AI tech and then re-selling its capabilities to clients. Another (Spanish) law firm, in this case, Araoz & Rueda, has chosen...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    In this post, Tom Lingard (Partner) and Camille Arnold (Trainee) at Stevens & Bolton discuss the state of AI IP regulation in the UK (especially copyright). Bottom line, regulation significantly trails technology, and needs to catch up. (Same in the US.)   Artificial Lawyer reports that: “Legal AI company Seal Software has formed a joint venture partnership with global procurement...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    What’s Next by Ben Hancock promises to provide a regular update on the convergence of law and tech: 1) How the law is coping (or not) with technology; and 2) How technology is changing the practice of law. This post provides an overview of what’s to come.   From the UK’s Law Gazette: “Last week’s Alternative...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    In this post, Mayer Brown lawyers Miles Robinson and Jonathan Cohen discuss the UK’s need for new regulations governing contract law relating to AI.   Artificial Lawyer reports that PactSafe ” is developing novel ways of signing legal documents including a ‘smile to sign’ application that uses facial recognition.” “The application, which also works on mobile devices, allows businesses...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    Justin Trudeau, surprise speaker at GoNorth17: “Change has never been this fast and will never be this slow again. Canadians see the AI opportunity.”   Here I go again, presenting data about the amount of legal work available in the AI industry. “More than 250 private companies that use AI algorithms across different verticals have...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    This report from Herbert Smith Freshfields suggests that the “bank of 2040 will be vastly different to the bank of today, with new technology and artificial intelligence making financial services more accessible to underutilised markets and enabling customers to connect with banks in new ways. (That’s 23 years from now; in AI terms, forever. IMHO,...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    Colleague Jayne Navarre has been following legal AI for some time, and now she has even tried a Bot to review a contract. Check out her thoughts and experiences here.   According to Artificial Lawyer: “…Axiom, has … announced the launch of ‘AxiomAI’, a programme that leverages AI to improve the efficiency and quality of its contracts...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    According to this essay from the UK, law school students are going to have to understand AI if they are to compete for positions, and law schools aren’t providing that training. (The statistics presented in the article aren’t very credible, but the basic point is valid. Moreover, the piece presents several situations in which technology...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    Quote of the day from “The Week,” pop star will.i.am (really!?!) says “(AI) is all about preparing for tomorrow. No one wants to play catch up.” “Artificial intelligence will be more disruptive to the UK technology sector than Brexit.” Check out always insightful Ron Friedman’s take on some of the data from Altman Weil’s latest Law Firms...

  • Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

    When Facebook tasked AI bots to negotiate with each other, they developed their own language and learned to lie.  Earlier this week Professor Richard Susskind, IT adviser to the Lord Chancellor criticized UK law schools as teaching law “as it was in the 1970s,” and having “little regard” for technology or artificial intelligence (AI), leaving...

  • AI in the Practice of Law, a White Paper from Thomson Reuters

    This piece provides a good summary of today’s most important applications of AI in the provision of legal services, a bit of a look into the near future and a discussion of the ethical considerations inherent in AI and the law. As is often the case with rapidly evolving technologies, laws and regulation substantially lag AI’s...

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