• As expected, AI-wise, Legaltech kicked off strong yesterday, including an “AI Bootcamp” called, “Use Cases and Applications of AI in Legal Services.” One of the earliest summaries I have seen is this from Artificial Lawyer. I’m especially pleased to see the emphasis on Access to Justice (A2J). The summary includes:

“(AI) can help you do

  • From Down Under: Dean of Swinburne Law School, Professor Dan Hunter, and Swinburne researcher Professor Mirko Bagaric say artificial intelligence (AI) could improve sentencing procedures by removing emotional bias and human error. Seems these gentlemen are unaware of 2017’s several instances of AI exhibiting bias and even racism. AI has a way to go

  • Spanish law firm Garrigues announced a Spanish-speaking artificially intelligent “robot” called “Proces@,” a tool capable of indexing and analysing the documents from courts or clients in almost any format (audio, video, text images, electronic documents, etc.).
  • Legal Marketers in particular should check out this post about AI CRM leader Salesforce (myEinstein) and relevant developments

  • 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