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Introduction to AI: “Tech” Session

Introduction to AI: “Tech” Session

Introduction to AI_675

A.   AI Defined and Explained

                          i.         Machine Learning

                        ii.         Deep Learning  

                      iii.         Expert Systems (Case Management-Law/Medical Diagnosis and Treatment)


B.   General Overview Concept and Taxonomy

                          i.         AI Tools Being Used For:

§ Employment Recruiting (i.e.: NY Artificial Intelligence and Employment Law – attempt to regulate the use of AI in employment decisions)

§ Interviewing & Performance Evaluations (i.e. in Education Teacher Performance)

§ Criminal Law/ Sentencing

§ Healthcare (early cancer detection/diagnosis and treatment) 

§ Transportation (driverless cars/drones)

§ Government (fraud detection/benefits determinations)

C.   AI and Bias

                     i.    Amazon Recruiting Tool

Amazon built an AI tool to hire people but had to shut it down because it was discriminating against women

                       ii.    MSG and James Dolan / ban on lawyers involved in lawsuit against MSG

D.   AI and Law Practice

                         i.     AI versus Human Lawyer 

§ AI’s Value: 


Routine / Repetitive tasks [e.g., starting or seeding research]

eDiscovery review

Contract review

Predicting outcomes- decisions/judge

Conversing /translating (Chat Bots)                

§ Human Lawyer

Communication with clients (Human contact)

Analysis and consideration of factual nuances

Craft unique legal arguments

Ethics in decision making

Start Date:
  • May 2, 2023
Start Time:
  • 12:00 PM
End Time:
  • 1:00 PM
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 1.0
  • Virtual Participation
  • Webinar
Product Code:
  • 0MW41
Section Member Price: $40.00
NYSBA Member Price: $50.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $100.00
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Committee on Continuing Legal Education
  • Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession
  • Technology Committee (Dispute Resolution Section)
  • Dispute Resolution Section