AI Practicing Law Unlicensed

March 6th, 2007 | Posted in Humor, Internet, Misc Assorted General Stuff | Comments Off on AI Practicing Law Unlicensed

Seems this guy, Henry Ihejirika (YOU pronounce it! I dare you.) wrote a
really handy program. It was an "Expert System" (a type of artificial
intelligence) that specialized in bankruptcy law. Good old Henry had a
good thing going where he would sell access to this expert system. Then
things changed, somebody had a problem with errors on a form. Next thing
you know a judge decides that this program is more than just a helper
software and was effectively practicing law without a license.

You know you’re in the 21st century when….

AI
Practicing Law Unlicensed

A court rules a web-based bankruptcy "expert" is not a clerical
tool but is effectively practicing law without a license.

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