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Revolution In Technology and it's Impact on Legal Fraternity.



Introduction


With the growing technology, wide range of capabilities that can prove to be extremely helpful to the legal fraternity. With the creation of Artificial Intelligence, platforms & language model like ChatGPT, Open AI's GPT-3 and other comparable tools that may also support legal professional by combining natural language technology with AI and can help improve productivity and quality of time in the legal profession. It can assist lawyers, judges, and legal researchers in numerous ways, from legal research to drafting legal documents as it has ability to process large amounts of data and analyze complex legal concepts but also has serious implications.


How Artificial Intelligence work.


Artificial intelligence has become popular for performing some tasks very well in essence; it generates its answers by putting pieces of text together based on a statistical model trained on billions of text samples from across the Internet. An advanced tool combines itself with natural language technology and produces natural language texts based on large amounts of data and training based on millions of texts from the internet. The text is analyzed when interacting with it and an appropriate response is given based on what has been learned.


Advantages of Artificial Intelligence for legal fraternity.


One of the key ways in which Artificial Intelligence platforms can be useful is by providing quick and accurate answers to legal questions. Lawyers often must sail through voluminous legal texts and case law to find answers to their questions.

With AI they can simply type in their question and get an immediate answer based on the relevant laws and precedents. This can save a lot of time and effort, allowing lawyers to focus on other aspects of their work.


In addition to answering specific legal questions, AI can also help lawyers with legal drafting. Lawyers are often required to draft legal documents such as contracts, pleadings, and agreements and AI can assist in this process by providing suggestions and recommendations based on previous legal documents and case law. For legal researchers it can be a time-consuming process, as researchers must go through vast amounts of data to find relevant information. AI can help to streamline this process by providing quick and accurate answers to specific legal queries. Another way in which AI can be useful to the legal fraternity is by providing insights into legal trends and developments by analyzing data from legal texts, case law, and other sources.

Furthermore, AI can also be helpful in the courtroom for Lawyers to prepare for cross-examination by analyzing previous testimony and identifying potential weaknesses in the opposing party's arguments. Judiciary can also use AI to help them make decisions in complex legal cases by analyzing the relevant laws and precedents.


Disadvantages of Artificial Intelligence for legal fraternity.


With integration of AI into the legal system raises some ethical and legal concerns. For instance, there is a concern that AI may replace human lawyers and legal researchers, leading to job losses in the legal profession. Additionally, there is a concern about the accuracy and bias of the information provided by AI tool, which may result in legal errors.


Using of AI may save time and burden to go through the vast amount of Data. However reading is a tool to gain knowledge and create one’s own concept towards a particular issue in legal domain, which may vary in different situation & application of particular legal tool. The new graduates may depend on AI tools, which will restrict the development of an individual’s skill.


Further AI may become a basis of non-reliable proof of concept, which will always be debatable on the point that weather the information is true or not leading to question on its authenticity.


Conclusion


In conclusion, Artificial Intelligence has the potential to revolutionize the legal fraternity, from reducing the workload of lawyers and legal researchers to improving the accuracy of judgments and this can drastically reduce time spent on legal research and collecting precedent when the task is given does not merely entail gathering and summarizing information but requires critical thinking and elaborate application of legal principles.


However, there are ethical and legal concerns that must be addressed before AI is fully integrated into the legal system and also there is simultaneously fear that in law colleges it may lead to unchecked cheating and a decline in critical thinking alongside countervailing enthusiasm that will usher in a golden age of education. Hence, early adopters will have to ensure such advancements occur within the bounds of ethical rules and professional responsibility requirements therefore it is up to the legal fraternity to use AI responsibly which may enhance the quality of legal services while upholding the principles of justice and fairness.

 

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