Episode 177: AI and Ethics in Legal Practice - What you need to know now!

Episode 177: AI and Ethics in Legal Practice - What you need to know now!

This podcast was delivered on 9 August 2023 and is the eighth session in CLI’s AI for Legal Series.

In this session Julian Webb, Professor of Law, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne discussed AI and Ethics in Legal Practice – What you need to know now!

Topics covered included:

  • A brief background and context of legal AI
    • ‘Old school’ expert systems
    • Machine learning
    • LLMs and LGAIMs (Generative AI e.g. ChatGPT)
    • The ‘black box problem’
    • Accuracy, accessibility and transparency
  • AI and Legal Ethics
    • Competence, care and skill
    • Confidentiality and privilege
    • The duty to supervise – systems and users
  • Conclusion – A ‘duty’ to innovate?

Resources

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