Extract from Victoria Hudgins’s article “4 Tips for Making Sure Your AI Use in Law Is ‘Ethical'”
From Big Law to solo practitioners, all lawyers must understand artificial intelligence, its usage, limitations and ethical considerations, according to a panel of attorneys during the American Bar Association’s TechShow. According to the panelists, AI is playing a increasing role in more clients’ organizations and in legal service delivery, such as e-discovery.
The “Ethical AI: Playbook for a Rapidly Changing World” panel held yesterday during the ABA TechShow offered suggestions on how to navigate the increasingly common and emerging ways AI is being leveraged. From understanding biased data to enhancing cybersecurity, Legaltech News highlights some key pointers.
1. Understand How AI Works
Panelist R. Patrick Huston, a U.S. Army general and assistant judge advocate general for military law and operations, noted lawyers should understand what data comprises a software’s algorithms.