Computers with Law Degrees? The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Transnational Dispute Resolution, and its Implications for the Legal Profession
Article from: TDM 2 (2017), in Non-Legal Adjudicators in National and International Disputes
The legal profession, just like other industries, is undergoing fundamental change through the growing use of autonomous computer systems (artificial intelligence, AI) able to take over part of the work currently performed by lawyers. As a consequence, software programs will augment the capabilities of lawyers, making them more productive and thus reducing the cost of seeking legal advice. Unlike technological progress in the past (such as the copying machine or emails), AI systems might at least partially replace them at one point. Certain legal developments contribute to this process. ...