artificial intelligence ethical responsibility

Do Lawyers Have an Ethical Responsibility to Use AI?

Few would argue lawyers’ ethical responsibility to communicate with clients using email. It’s fast, secure, cheap and provides a digital paper trail. Or that lawyers have a duty to safeguard clients’ private information, which means understanding risks associated with various tools, whether email, text messages or document storage in the cloud. How do these ethics standards apply to the use of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence?

Originally published April 5, 2018
Last updated October 7, 2019
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