• Carole Katz

Will Lawyers be Replaced by Robots?


From The New York Times, March 19, 2017

In a recent article appeared in the New York Times, Steve Lohr wrote about how some tasks of today's legal work are being replaced by new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) while some other tasks may not be that soon replaced by automation.

Citing a research suggesting that new legal technology would cut lawyers' work hours by 13 percent, this article applauded the positive role of the AI technology in assisting human work. However, as suggested in this article, work that involves strategy, creativity, judgment, and empathy still consumes most of lawyers' time and those efforts cannot yet be automated.

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