• 14 hours The Coronavirus Is Crushing China’s Car Market
  • 1 day Fighting For Survival In The Streaming War
  • 2 days Want A Job? Forget About A Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 days Another Major Car Maker Is Backing Hydrogen
  • 3 days Are Americans Finally Sold On Soccer?
  • 4 days Is The Tech Bubble About To Burst?
  • 4 days Coronavirus Could Cost Tourism Industry $80 Billion
  • 5 days What Web Traffic Trends Can Tell Us About The World
  • 5 days Miners Face Greater Headwinds
  • 5 days Boris Johnson Proposes Billion Dollar Bridge To Northern Ireland
  • 7 days Goldman Slashes Oil Price Forecast By $10
  • 8 days Tesla Raises $2 Billion In Share Selloff
  • 8 days What The T-Mobile Takeover Of Sprint Really Means For Markets
  • 9 days The U.S. Has Charged Huawei With Racketeering And Conspiracy
  • 9 days How Hydrogen Could Become The Fuel Of The Future
  • 9 days Millennials Can’t Retire, But They’ll Still Have To Help Their Parents
  • 10 days This Gold Miner Just Increased Its Dividends By 40%
  • 10 days Airbnb IPO Under Threat As China's Economy Drags
  • 10 days The Infamous Equifax Hack Just Became A National Security Issue
  • 11 days BHP Takes The Crown As World’s Top Copper Miner
How The Ultra-Wealthy Are Using Art To Dodge Taxes

How The Ultra-Wealthy Are Using Art To Dodge Taxes

More freeports open around the…

What's Behind The Global EV Sales Slowdown?

What's Behind The Global EV Sales Slowdown?

An economic slowdown in many…

  1. Home
  2. Markets
  3. Other

Law Firm Hires 'Ross' An Artificial Intelligence Lawyer

The future of legal research assistance lawyers is zero. The job will soon vanish for all practical purposes.

Futurism reports "Ross, the world's first artificially intelligent attorney, has its first official law firm. Baker & Hostetler announced that they will be employing Ross for its bankruptcy practice, currently comprised of almost 50 lawyers."

Please consider Artificially Intelligent Lawyer "Ross" Has Been Hired By Its First Official Law Firm.

Ross: A Very Smart Artificial Co-worker

Law firm Baker & Hostetler has announced that they are employing IBM's AI Ross to handle their bankruptcy practice, which at the moment consists of nearly 50 lawyers. According to CEO and co-founder Andrew Arruda, other firms have also signed licenses with Ross, and they will also be making announcements shortly.

Ross, "the world's first artificially intelligent attorney" built on IBM's cognitive computer Watson, was designed to read and understand language, postulate hypotheses when asked questions, research, and then generate responses (along with references and citations) to back up its conclusions. Ross also learns from experience, gaining speed and knowledge the more you interact with it.

"You ask your questions in plain English, as you would a colleague, and ROSS then reads through the entire body of law and returns a cited answer and topical readings from legislation, case law and secondary sources to get you up-to-speed quickly," the website says. "In addition, ROSS monitors the law around the clock to notify you of new court decisions that can affect your case."

Artificial Intelligent Lawyer Ross

Ross is not authorized to practice law (at least yet). However, Ross can replace lawyers whose primary job is legal research.

Now that the first robot has been hired, a stampede to hire "Ross" will soon occur.

 

Back to homepage

Leave a comment

Leave a comment