AI for Legal Series

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

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On 9 August 2023, in the eighth session in the CLI’s AI for Legal SeriesJulian 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

If you would prefer to listen rather than watch this episode, you’ll find the podcast in our The Legalpreneurs Sandbox podcast series here.