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Will Robot Lawyers Lie Like Humans?

In this contributed article, Pawel Stopczynski, Researcher and R&D Director at VAIOT, believes that armed with technology, lawyers are already more efficient than before. The trend toward digitizing law is poised to continue as robot lawyers become smarter and more capable. The question is, will robot lawyers lie like humans?

AI Teaching AI Via Online Contract Law Game Created Due to Covid-19 Lockdown

ContrAI is a modular, web-first product that uses AI to aid contract management and analysis. The contract processing required to train the ContrAI system was due to enter its second phase from May this year following the initial categorization process at the end of last year. However, the lock-down meant that it would no longer be possible to bring together groups of legal students to implement this in person. As a result, the online Clause Game was developed to enable the contracts to be marked up remotely, providing essential data to train the algorithm.

AI for Legalese

Have you ever signed a lengthy legal contract you didn’t fully read? Or have you every read a contract you didn’t fully understand? Contract review is a time-consuming and labor-intensive process for everyone concerned — including contract attorneys. Help is on the way. IBM researchers are exploring ways for AI to make tedious tasks like contract review easier, faster, and more accurate.