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Chatbot lawyer overturns 160,000 parking tickets in London and New York

06/28/2016

This content is not available in the selected language. An artificial-intelligence lawyer chatbot has successfully contested 160,000 parking tickets across London and New York for free, showing that chatbots can actually be useful. Dubbed as “the world’s first robot lawyer” by its 19-year-old creator, London-born second-year Stanford University student Joshua Browder, DoNotPay helps users contest […] Read more

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Pierre Craig en visite au Laboratoire de cyberjustice

06/22/2016

This content is not available in the selected language. Mardi 21 juin – Pierre Craig, animateur et journaliste retraité, est venu rencontrer Karim Benyekhlef, directeur du Laboratoire de cyberjustice et titulaire de la Chaire LexUm en information juridique. Ce fut l’occasion pour lui de découvrir le Laboratoire et de discuter de l’accès à la justice, […] Read more

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Lawyers prepare for ‘driverless M&A’ as smart contract era dawns

06/21/2016

This content is not available in the selected language. The nation’s top law firms are braced for disruption as “smart contract” technology threatens thousands of legal jobs and lawyers’ role intermediating commercial negotiations and disputes is automated by computers. One of the country’s biggest law firms, Allens, sent a report to its clients on Friday afternoon admitting that lawyers’ business model of profiting from an absence of trust […] Read more

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Le Ministre de la justice de France, Jean-Jacques Urvoas, en visite au Laboratoire de cyberjustice

06/17/2016

This content is not available in the selected language. Vendredi 17 juin, Montréal – Le Garde des sceaux français, Jean-Jacques Urvoas, était en visite au Laboratoire de cyberjustice en présence de Karim Benyekhlef, directeur du Laboratoire, de Nicolas Vermeys, directeur adjoint du Laboratoire, de Benoît Moore, Vice-recteur associé de l’Université de Montréal, de France Houle, […] Read more

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DLA Piper partners with Kira Systems to leverage artificial intelligence tool for M&A due diligence

06/15/2016

This content is not available in the selected language. DLA Piper announced today that it has partnered with Kira Systems to implement an artificial intelligence tool for document review during the due diligence process for M&A transactions. “We believe that this innovative technology will do for corporate transactional work what e-discovery has done for litigation,” […] Read more