Artificial Intelligence & Robotics

19 ABA Journal Artificial Intelligence & Robotics articles.

Afternoon Briefs: Judge blocks Biden’s deportation moratorium; Biden orders private prison phaseout

Federal judge blocks Biden’s deportation moratorium

U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton of Texas has blocked President Joe Biden’s moratorium on many deportations. Tipton ruled Tuesday in a Texas lawsuit

New AI platform aims to help eliminate bias in law firm recruiting practices
Several BigLaw firms are testing a new AI-powered recruiting platform to combat unconscious bias in law firm hiring practices.
ROSS Intelligence will shut down amid lawsuit from Thomson Reuters
ROSS Intelligence, which launched an AI-based legal research platform six years ago, announced Friday that it plans to cease operations early next year because of an ongoing copyright infringement lawsuit that Thomson Reuters brought against the company.
Law firms are slow to adopt AI-based technology tools, ABA survey finds
Private equity firm purchases law practice management platform Rocket Matter
A private equity firm based in New York has acquired Rocket Matter, one of the leading practice management platforms in the legal industry since its launch more than a decade ago.
Law firm teams up with Canadian legal tech company on AI-powered case prediction tool

Labor and employment law firm Fisher Phillips has partnered with Blue J Legal Inc. to bring the Toronto legal tech company’s AI-powered technology, which predicts court outcomes in the employment law arena, to the United States.

Macy’s uses facial recognition software to identify customers on security cameras, lawsuit claims
A would-be class action lawsuit alleges that the Macy’s department store chain violates Illinois law when it identifies customers recorded on its surveillance cameras by using facial recognition software.
LexisNexis unveils new legal research product with better insights, more modern visual design
LexisNexis has released a new product that it says will allow lawyers to conduct more comprehensive legal research and smoothly complete a variety of practical tasks.
Could you be replaced by a robot lawyer?
Do you really need a human for the so-called human touch in lawyering, particularly when a big part of the job is convincing the client to be reasonable? Maybe not, according to some people who created apps that they claim help people accomplish tasks traditionally carried out by lawyers.
How accurate is AI in legal research?

Humans can make mistakes, but so can machines. If we use artificial intelligence for legal work, what sort of quality is needed?

A Friday ABA Techshow panel at the…

Top tips to secure legal tech investors in 2020
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Jerry Ting, the CEO and co-founder of Evisort, an artificial-intelligence-powered contract-analysis system based in San Mateo, California.
New feature in Westlaw Edge predicts legislative outcomes
Thomson Reuters unveiled a new feature in Westlaw Edge on Wednesday that uses artificial intelligence to provide a variety of information about federal legislation, including predictions about a bill’s likelihood of passage.
Automated transcription startup lands $31M investment; CEO calls it ‘an important milestone’
Verbit, an artificial intelligence-powered transcription platform with customers in the legal industry, announced Wednesday that it had closed a $31 million Series B funding round.
Lawyers have a bevy of advanced and AI-enhanced legal research tools at their fingertips

For many lawyers, legal research is an inescapable—and sometimes tedious part—of practicing law. Fortunately, legal research has changed significantly over the years and is now more intuitive and affordable than ever before.

Prisons and jails use artificial intelligence to monitor inmate phone calls
Artificial intelligence is helping prisons and jails monitor inmate phone calls to learn of criminal activity and potential suicides.

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