Artificial Intelligence Will Now Be Doing Legal Research for Law Firms

It used to be that the term ‘artificial intelligence’ evoked images of anthropomorphic robots. The field of study has helped create vaguely humanlike robots, but it has also given us smarter browsers, more intuitive personal assistants, and a way for the blind to identify objects around them, among a host of other applications. To add to that growing list, artificial intelligence has now broken ground in an entirely new domain: legal research. BakerHostetler – an Am Law 100 law firm – has announced the recruitment of its first non-human team member: an artificially intelligent legal research software called ROSS. The partnership makes ROSS the first ever AI attorney to be hired by a law firm. Does the hire mean ROSS gets paid vacation and invitations to company retreats?…


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