Queen’s roundtable on impact of AI on law in the next decade

Queen’s roundtable on impact of AI on law in the next decade

Artificial Intelligence (AI) promises to bring big changes to the practice of law as well as improvements to access to justice, and increased affordability of legal services. It seems every month new applications are released that take advantage of ever faster computers and the ability to learn from data without explicit programming (see some of our earlier posts on AI: Ryerson AI Challenge, Blue J Legal releases AI software, AI outperforms lawyers).

Queen’s Law recently convened a panel of distinguished alumnae to provide insights on the impact of AI for the legal profession in the next decade.

Why Spectre vulnerability is and isn’t so scary

Why Spectre vulnerability is and isn’t so scary

Late in 2017, several groups of researchers from Graz University of Technology in Austria to Google’s labs, discovered a pair of exploits subsequently dubbed “Meltdown” and “Spectre” that have the cyber security community all abuzz. What makes these exploits so scary is the fact that they allow access to the most sensitive information on almost all the active computers in the world.

ABA reports on technology use by lawyers

ABA reports on technology use by lawyers

The Legal Technology Resource Center of the ABA has released its 2017 survey of technology use in the legal profession.

Apple admits to slowing down older iPhones

Apple admits to slowing down older iPhones

iPhone users have long suspected that Apple was slowing down its older iPhone models. The conspiracy theory was that Apple’s goal was to get users fed up with slow performance to push them to purchase the newer more expensive models and thereby keep device sales (and company profits) up.

Ryerson Legal Innovation Zone announces finalists for $80K AI Challenge

Ryerson Legal Innovation Zone announces finalists for $80K AI Challenge

The Legal Innovation Zone (LIZ) at Ryerson University, in partnership with the Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG), has announced finalists for the Ontario AI Legal Challenge with an eventual prize of $80K seed funding and access to LIZ’s resources and mentoring.

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