Future of Legal Automation Holds Multiple Scenarios, Paper Argues

All summer long, the chorus of voices predicting artificial intelligence will transform the market for legal services’ market has been building to a crescendo: It started in August when Dentons partnered with IBM’s Watson and continued this month when the UK’s Riverview Law purchased a knowledge automation business. “It is now imperative for legal technology providers to recognize the potential of AI technology within the legal services sector and step up their efforts to develop solutions,” Hugh Logue, an analyst at Outsell wrote last week in a note to the company’s subscribers. But a new paper in the UCLA Law Review Discourse, entitled “Four Futures of Legal Automation,”  attempts to cast doubt on predictions about what the future holds. “Whenever I see people say there’s only one future, and get on the bus…


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