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Artificial Intelligence & Robotics

24 ABA Journal Artificial Intelligence & Robotics articles.

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.

Exploring new frontiers in research for the legal industry

In this new episode of the Legal Rebels Podcast, the ABA Journal’s Jason Tashea talks to legal tech blogger Bob Ambrogi and Andrew Arruda, CEO of artificial intelligence company Ross Intelligence, about what new technology and AI can do for legal research.

New feature in Westlaw Edge tool uses artificial intelligence to analyze briefs

Thomson Reuters has introduced a feature in its Westlaw Edge legal research platform called Quick Check that scans legal briefs and memoranda and then uses artificial intelligence to suggest…

The rise of the machines—but with checks and balances

The U.S. has been the world leader in AI development, including those used in the criminal justice system. But we are laggards when it comes to the regulation and oversight of the same technology, writes ABA Journal Legal Affairs Writer Jason Tashea.

Be competent in AI before adopting, integrating it into your practice

Today, 36 states have adopted a duty on technology competence. But for many, understanding artificial intelligence is an ongoing challenge. Helping lawyers meet these standards was part of our work on a multidisciplinary effort focused on the ethics of AI.