Vanderbilt Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Law


Today I presented at Vanderbilt Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Law – my afternoon talk was entitled – From Causal Inference to Predictive Analytics: AI Research by Legal Academics (and Beyond).

It was a great lineup here – from Richard Susskind to ROSS Intelligence (powered by IBM Watson) to many others …

The Legal Profession Hasn’t Changed in Decades. Here’s the Case for the Uberisation of It (via FT)


“The Uberisation of Law?” Quick shout out in the FT today for Mike, Josh and I (looking forward to releasing the revised version of the cited as well as and getting our Experts, Crowds and Algorithms paper out there as well)

How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming the Legal Profession (via ABA Journal)

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This month’s ABA Journal Cover Story is about Artificial Intelligence and Law where a wide range of companies and topics are highlighted.   Our work on #SCOTUS Prediction (which is being extended in a meta-ensemble of Experts, Crowds + Algorithms) is briefly discussed.  In addition, Denton’s NextLaw Labs (disclosure I am an advisory board member) is also highlighted.

Dentons’ Venture NextLaw Labs Invests in Fee Transparency Firm Apperio

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The World Largest Law Firm Dentons and “NextLaw Labs, a venture launched last year for financing new legal services technologies, has made its second major investment with legal tech start-up Apperio.  NextLaw Labs and Apperio will work together to streamline matter management, track legal spend in real time and standardise the legal tender process. Apperio’s tools enable clients to monitor the amount of partner/associate time spent on each transaction/case.”

Full Disclosure:  I am a member of the advisory board of NextLaw Labs.

The 16th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law – King College London (June 2017)

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The program committee for the 16th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law has just named King College London as the host for the biannual ICAIL conference.   Mark you calendars for 2017 in London!

 

The Three Forms of (Legal) Prediction: Experts, Crowds + Algorithms (Updated Version of Presentation)