The purpose of this course is to introduce law students to the use of artificial intelligence in the legal space and to enhance their ability to conceptualize and strategize legal issues and matters more effectively by using AI. There are classes on the fundamentals of big data and machine learning as well as the ethical, legal, and behavioral issues raised by AI. Students will be exposed to the latest legal robots involving ediscovery and legal analytics including Everlaw, Lex Machina, Ravel, Ross, and Watson Legal.
Grading will be based on papers addressing a series of legal problems and requesting the students to develop concepts and strategies for their resolution. There will also be a paper for each student to present their perspectives on the future use of AI in the professional world.
|Course Areas of Practice|
Knowledge and understanding of substantive and procedural law