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The use of Artificial Intelligence in Judicial Work

I.            Introduction The concept of digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are often confused in the everyday language. When we talk about digitalisation, we usually mean the replacement of traditional case management systems supported by paper-based processes and isolated Information Technology (IT) systems with various electronic means, sub-processes and systems that are connected in real time. Online forms instead […]

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E-Discovery and Legal Technology in EU

E-discovery, or electronic discovery, is the process of collecting, processing, and producing electronically stored information (ESI) for use as evidence in legal proceedings. E-discovery is commonly used in common law legal systems. It is used in the initial phases of court proceedings when involved parties are required to provide relevant records and evidence related to a case. […]

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its Impact on the Legal Profession

I.            Definition Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an intelligence demonstrated by computers and machines which includes perceiving and synthesizing information with purpose to make decisions. It is an umbrella term for a range of algorithm-based technologies that solve complex tasks. Goal of AI is to mimic capabilities of the human mind. The ideal purpose of AI would […]

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Cracking NFTs and Intellectual Property

I.            Introduction Out of 18.400 cases filed in the federal court of the United States each year, around 12.000 are intellectual property cases[1]. Intellectual property infringements are more common than one would expect. Artists’ eagerness to prosper and fulfill their artistic career is eclipsed by these transgressions. Nevertheless, technology has advanced up to a certain point […]

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Could ChatGPT be a Good Alternative for Legal Counsels?

I.            Introduction Very recently we have seen a flood of articles and online discussions accompanied by waves of enthusiastic opinions, about the use of the trending software solution ChatGPT. ChatGPT is a tool which use Artificial Intelligence to chat, answer questions, create content, write code and debug, take tests, manipulate data, explain and tutor. What is more ChatGPT can […]

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International Rules on New Technologies

I.            Introduction International regulation of new technologies is not demanded by lawyers only, since it affects economy, politics, ethics, culture, international relations and other fields of social life. Thus, the suitable way of rules and standards for new technologies seems beneficial to representatives of different professions. From a pure legal point of view, the division to […]

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The Rise of Newer Cognitive Technologies: A Blessing and a Curse to the Future of the Legal Profession and Justice System?

I.            Introduction As newer cognitive technologies in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) such as natural language processing (NLP), machine learning, and quantum computing continue to develop, it is clear that they will significantly impact the future of the legal profession and justice system. On the other hand, the legal professional and justice systems are constantly evolving […]

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The Digital Transformation of Law: What is Relevance for Developing Countries?

I.            Introduction The legal industry as a whole is rapidly continuing to automate, digitize and innovate. Digitization is gaining in more importance, between countries that have successfully adapted to the increased use of digital technologies and those that have not and therefore risk being left behind. Accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic, the digitalised legal service is […]

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A Change Towards How Law Firms and Legal Departments Work (Legal Operations)

I.            What is legal operations? Legal operations or shortly legal ops is not a new concept. It is obtaining more and more worldwide recognition in the legal sector as law firms and legal departments constantly seek ways to create operational efficiencies in their legal teams. Legal operations refer to the improvement of the operations of law […]

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Contracts Standardization

I.            Introduction During their daily work many practicing lawyers spent significant amount of time reviewing and preparing contracts as well as other legal documents. Most of these contracts include, more or less, the same legal concepts expressed through different words. Reviewing and drafting contracts can sometimes be costly, time-consuming and might slow down the businesses. In […]

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