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BakerHostetler Hires AI Lawyer, Ushers In The Legal Apocalypse – Above the Law


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BakerHostetler Hires AI Lawyer, Ushers In The Legal Apocalypse
Above the Law
The danger ROSS poses to the legal profession is in disrupting the continuing education of lawyers. From the perspective of the partner (and, by extension, the client), a young lawyer billing 15 hours to collect and analyze caselaw across multiple
Future is now? Major law firm hires AI tech for its bankruptcy casesCNBC

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India’s long wait for justice: 27m court cases trapped in legal logjam – The Guardian


The Guardian
India's long wait for justice: 27m court cases trapped in legal logjam
The Guardian
The result of these never-ending cases is a crisis of faith in the legal system. Two-thirds of ongoing cases are criminal rather than civil cases, which suggests that India's judicial system more than six decades after independence is not much

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Perspective: ‘Chat Bots’ Provide Opportunity to the Legal Profession – Bloomberg Big Law Business


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Perspective: 'Chat Bots' Provide Opportunity to the Legal Profession
Bloomberg Big Law Business
From an in-house legal perspective bots provide an exciting opportunity for legal departments to continue to re-engineer their legal support responsibilities. Our Microsoft legal team constantly explores ways in which we can “de-lawyer” or “stop doing

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Britain’s most popular diesel cars all exceed legal limit for safe pollution levels, tests find – Telegraph.co.uk


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Britain's most popular diesel cars all exceed legal limit for safe pollution levels, tests find
Telegraph.co.uk
All of Britain's most popular diesel cars exceed the legal limit for safe levels of pollution, official tests have found with toxic emissions up to 14 times higher than claimed by manufacturers. The "real world" tests, conducted in the wake of the

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Device used to trick cellphones into revealing location raises legal issue, lawmaker says – Fox News


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Device used to trick cellphones into revealing location raises legal issue, lawmaker says
Fox News
That legal vagueness is what concerns lawmakers. "If you can track somebody's location 24/7, you know the content of their life," said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah. "I think innocent Americans have a reasonable expectation of privacy." Chaffetz last

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Treasury Has Outsize Legal Leverage on Inversions – Wall Street Journal


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Treasury Has Outsize Legal Leverage on Inversions
Wall Street Journal
Pfizer's alternative—plow ahead and challenge the Treasury's new rules in federal court—would have required a gamble and a long wait. Doing legal battle with the government would have necessitated Pfizer proceeding with the merger so it could

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Legal Aid Act has denied justice to the most vulnerable. It must be reviewed – The Guardian


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Legal Aid Act has denied justice to the most vulnerable. It must be reviewed
The Guardian
Every day, our members and the people we support see the impact of the measures implemented in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act. We believe the legal aid reforms have had a severe impact on the ability of vulnerable people to …


How China needs to improve its legal framework on nuclear security – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

How China needs to improve its legal framework on nuclear security
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
For example, the country has yet to build an overall legal framework that would govern the use of nuclear energy and related safety and security issues. In particular, China needs to update its nuclear regulations and guidelines, especially those that

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Judge challenges government over legal representation for vulnerable people – The Guardian


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Judge challenges government over legal representation for vulnerable people
The Guardian
A senior judge has challenged the government to provide legal representation for vulnerable people as a backlog of safeguarding cases that cannot be tried builds up in the court of protection. The ruling by Mr Justice Charles will, in effect, halt