Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
22 ABA Journal Artificial Intelligence & Robotics articles.
Increasing revenue while cutting down on billable hours? ‘AI for Lawyers’ says it’s possible
As the founders of a company that provides AI-powered contract analysis software, Kira Systems' Noah Waisberg and Alexander Hudek are used to facing skepticism, fear and doubt from attorneys. Will AI steal their jobs? Would using it violate ethics rules? How can it be good for a business model that relies on the billable hour to cut down on the amount of time that it takes to review a contract?
Apr 7, 2021 9:17 AM CDT
Artificial intelligence is supposed to be a countervailing force against human errors and biases. However, AI-enhanced tools are only as good as the data they rely on.
Mar 23, 2021 9:07 AM CDT
An online platform that connects law firms with legal professionals who can handle a variety of tasks won the Startup Alley pitch competition at the ABA Techshow 2021 on Monday. The fifth annual event was the kickoff of the first all-virtual Techshow.
Mar 8, 2021 1:02 PM CST
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…
Jan 26, 2021 4:38 PM CST
Dec 18, 2020 3:06 PM CST
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.
Dec 11, 2020 11:50 AM CST
Oct 22, 2020 12:13 PM CDT
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.
Sep 25, 2020 1:37 PM CDT
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.
Aug 25, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
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.
Aug 12, 2020 3:36 PM CDT
Jul 8, 2020 3:35 PM CDT
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.
May 26, 2020 3:06 PM CDT
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…
Feb 28, 2020 7:30 PM CST
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.
Feb 21, 2020 9:38 AM CST
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.
Feb 12, 2020 3:54 PM CST
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