• 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 law graduates “not just ill-prepared for legal work as it is today, but very ill-prepared for how it will be tomorrow.” He said he was struck by the fact there were 18 to 20 law schools in the USA with courses devoted either to legal technology or the future of legal services, while in (the UK), not one law school had this kind of course.
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  • Can’t figure out where to start introducing your firm to AI?  reports that “in July, Fastcase will launch a new, first-of-its-kind product — an artificial intelligence sandbox for law firms.A sandbox typically refers to a testing environment for software. But this yet-to-be-named product sounds more like a working environment where law firms can have access to various AI platforms and various sets of data, as well as bring in their own data.”