• Algorithmic accountability: AI-X team at Faegre Drinker providing legal guidance in new area of law

    Scott Kosnoff and his Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath colleague Bennett Borden in Washington, D.C., are co-leading a new initiative at the firm to guide and counsel businesses that use algorithms to enhance their operations or market their products. Dubbed the Artificial Intelligence and Algorithmic Decision-Making Team, or AI-X for short, the new group is bringing data scientists from Faegre Drinker’s wholly-owned consulting subsidiary, Tritura, together with the firm’s attorneys from different practice areas.

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‘Law bots’ not taking over attorneys’ in-house jobs

In the panic that came with the COVID-19 pandemic, corporate legal departments went looking for their contracts to figure out which provisions were binding and which were eliminated under the “Act of God” clause. That scramble accelerated the growing trend of in-house attorneys adopting and using technology geared toward the legal industry.

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Smith: Written advocacy in the electronic age: Do’s and don’ts

Embracing the recent advances in technology, every court in Indiana is now part of the Indiana Electronic Filing System. This means almost every judge in this state — from small claims to the Supreme Court — now reads some part of your written work product on an iPad, laptop, smartphone or computer screen. Many attorneys, however, still have not changed their writing styles and practices to reflect this, and they are missing significant advocacy opportunities as a result.

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Lindman: ERP vetting, contract negotiation and implementation

Many businesses still rely on legacy technology systems that operate as silos, including those within the health care industry. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) providers offer to replace the silos with a suite of integrated software applications that collect, store, manage and interpret data from business activities across departments and business units.

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Indybar: You Already Didn’t Like Text Messages as Evidence

Earlier this month, Apple announced the latest update to the operations system that’s installed on your iPhone. Apple calls it iOS 16 (iPhone Operating System 16). After you read this post, Apple and iOS 16 may be off your holiday card list. If iOS 16 was a friend, some might consider canceling dinner plans with them. You might even unfriend them on Facebook.

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