Rise of the Robolawyers
In the past year, more than 10 major law firms have “hired” Ross, a
robotic attorney powered in part by IBM’s Watson artificial
intelligence, to perform legal research.
Beyond helping prepare cases, AI could also predict how they’ll hold up
in court. Lex Machina, a company owned by LexisNexis, offers what it
calls “moneyball lawyering.” It applies natural-language processing to
millions of court decisions to find trends that can be used to a law