Sunday LegalTech Roundup – 28th October 2018


Legal Geek 2018

A selection of articles about the biggest Legal Geek Conference ever – which took place in London a couple of weeks ago.

Legal Geek: Women in lawTech Panel

Legal Geek 2018: The One where Reality overtook Hype

Chatbot your lawyer

Lessons from Shoreditch: LegalGeek, the tin man and access to justice

Clients “must be told whether legal advice is AI or human”

Measuring Legal Tech ROI

Jodie Baker writes on Evolve the Law about how to measure ROI in legal technology investment.

Is the artificial intelligence emperor wearing any clothes?

Legal Cheek talks with an anonymous associate at a leading City of London law firm who notes a disconnect between their experience on the ground and the tech marketing noise.

Jurimetrics are an important tool in the hands of a good lawyer (in Portuguese)

Fred Ferraz, Commercial Director at Kurier talks about the benefits of using Jurimetrics in an opinion piece on

A smaller IT revolution

Weighing up the pros and cons of a particular practice management system is one of the most critical decisions a small firm can make, writes Joanna Goodman in the Law Society Gazette.

You Can Train AI to Spot Legal Issues – for fun

William Vogeler writes on FindLaw about Learned Hands – a game designed by Stanford Legal Design Lab and Suffolk’s Legal Innovation & Technology (LIT) Lab. The project aims to help consumers get answers to legal questions. Lawyers can use their downtime to train machine learning algorithms on access-to-justice issues.

Establishing an AI code of ethics will be harder than people think

Karen Hao writes in the MIT Technology Review about how some legal scholars believe that ethics are too subjective to guide the use of AI.

Three more universities launch lawtech modules

Legal Cheek reports that three more universities have launched legal technology modules.

Breaking Out Of The Innovation Echo Chamber

Bob Ambrogi writes on Above the Law, noting that he is still not seeing innovation take hold as an issue of any urgency among the majority of legal professionals.

The Politics of Legal Tech – Progressives vs Conservatives

Richard Tromans writes on Artificial Lawyer about the politics of legal technology.

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