World’s first robot lawyer ROSS hired by US law firm BakerHostetler


Posted on:18 May 2016 09:12:01

World’s first robot lawyer ROSS hired by US law firm BakerHostetler
18 May 2016 Current Affairs: US-based law firm BakerHostetler in May 2016 hired the world’s first robot lawyer ROSS to assist the company and its various teams in legal research.

The law firm will licence artificial lawyer ROSS for use in its Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights team.

Characteristics of ROSS : ROSS has been built by ROSS Intelligence and is built upon IBM cognitive computer Watson.With the support of Watson’s, lawyers can ask ROSS their research question.The ROSS reads through the law, gathers evidence, draws inferences and returns highly relevant, evidence-based answers.ROSS also monitors the law around the clock to notify users of new court decisions that can affect a case.The programme continually learns from the lawyers who use it to bring back better results each time.

ROSS Intelligence in 2014 began its research at the University of Toronto with the goal of building an artificial intelligence legal research assistant which would allow lawyers to enhance and scale their abilities. Just ten months after they began teaching ROSS bankruptcy law, the company is commercialising its first offering.

 


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