AI-based Legal Technology: A Critical Assessment of the Current Use of Artificial Intelligence in Legal Practice

Jana Soukupová

Abstract

In recent years, disruptive legal technology has been on the rise. Currently, several AI-based tools are being deployed across the legal field, including the judiciary. Although many of these innovative tools claim to make the legal profession more efficient and justice more accessible, we could have seen several critical voices against their use and even attempts to ban these services. 

 

This article deals with the use of artificial intelligence in legal technology and offers a critical reflection on the current state of the art. As much as artificial intelligence proved that it could improve the legal profession, there are still some underlying risks connected to the technology itself, which may deem its use disturbing.

Keywords

legaltech; legal technology; artificial intelligence; provision of legal services; robojudge

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