• Australian law firm Chapman Tripp (and its technology and innovation business, Zeren) predicts that their increased use of tech (including AI via Luminance) won’t negatively impact jobs at the firm. Tech partner, Bruce McClintock, reports that “(r)ather for our graduates, it’s exciting to know that they … can get involved in how the legal services

  • DoNotPay and other Access to Justice (A2J) initiatives certainly bear watching, not only as A2J gateways, but as threats to traditional law firms. Here’s a good update on DoNotPay after its latest cash infusion. From the founder, “Divorce, immigration, small claims, property tax and more corporate takedowns are on their way, and perhaps the last

  • “Keoghs has launched what it calls the “first true” AI insurance lawyer. … “Lauri,” will initially handle avoidable litigation cases. Keoghs says that this will provide insurers with transformative speed and ease of service while handing the power back to handlers and reducing cost in the process.” Much more here.

  • Upcoming Webinar: “Artificial Intelligence – how could it potentially help bridge the Cyber-skills Gap.” October 4, 2017. Speakers will include Mark Deem, Partner at Cooley LLP. More info here.
  • There have been quite a few articles lately about various forms of bias inherent in AI. Here’s a summary. Sounds to me like litigation

  • This paper from Harvard Journal of Law & Technology discusses AI’s challenges to the US legal system and the need for regulation.

“…the unique features of AI and the manner in which AI can be developed present both practical and conceptual challenges for the legal system. These challenges must be confronted if the legal system