LAW LIBRARIAN NEWSLETTER
Fall 2018 Edition
Welcome to the Fall 2018 edition of our Librarian Newsletter. The theme this quarter is Artificial Intelligence.
We are pleased to welcome Eric Wright to LexisNexis as the Chief Executive Officer of its Canadian operations. Mr. Wright recently presented at the LexisNexis sponsored TALL eXchange 2K18 conference and provided a “bird’s eye” view of the latest developments of legal technology, and how those innovations will impact how librarians and researchers do their job now, and in the future.
This issue includes Top Picks from The Lawyer's Daily, recent updates on Lexis Advance®Quicklaw® , the latest enhancements to Lexis Practice Advisor® Canada, Bookstore highlights, and a list of Training Resource Options.
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Demystifying AI: What's Hype, What's Real, and What Lies in the Future
During this 45 minute podcast our panelists: Josh Becker, CEO at Lex Machina (a LexisNexis Company), Daniel Katz, Associate Professor of Law at Illinois Tech – Chicago Kent College of Law, and Jeff Reihl, EVP and CTO LexisNexis, discuss what AI can and cannot do for law today, and what you can expect in the future. Click here.
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Top Picks from The Lawyer's Daily
Artificial Intelligence and the brave new world of taxation | Elena Hanson
The Canada Revenue Agency is currently part of a pilot project initiated by Justice Canada that aims to help litigate tax cases through automation technology. Since the beginning of the year tax practitioners at Justice Canada have been using Artificial Intelligence (AI) software. The intent is to scrutinize thousands of court cases and predict how a judge might rule. Read now
Judgment Day: The rise of AI in immigration | Kelly Goldthorpe and Alexandra Callinan
Fans of The Terminator series understand "Judgment Day" as the day that the artificial intelligence Skynet becomes self-aware and starts a nuclear strike, killing three billion people in its wake. While this is the material of science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and automated decision making is a part of our reality and already deployed in myriad ways whether we know it or like it. Read now
Artificial intelligence used in immigration systems raises human rights concerns, report says | Amanda Jerome
A new report released by the University of Toronto (U of T) is drawing attention to the use of automated decision-making technologies in Canada’s immigration and refugee systems, with academics calling on the government to implement best practices to protect vulnerable peoples. Read now
The artificial intelligence revolution and reshaping of insurance industry | Sandra Hawes
The information revolution has had an undeniable impact on society, as did the Industrial Revolution before it. Artificial intelligence is now set to be the next revolution that will have an enormous impact on civilization, affecting how we live, play and work. Read now
What's New with Lexis Advance® Quicklaw®
The following are the latest Lexis Advance Quicklaw enhancements:
For previous product updates or to register to receive updates by email, visit Lexis Advance Quicklaw Updates.
What's New with Lexis Practice Advisor® Canada
We recently added 10 new Litigation Process Flowcharts. The Flowcharts help you through all the litigation steps including mediation, discovery, experts and dismissal of an action.
Visit our Lexis Practice Advisor Updates for other product and content updates.
What's new in the Bookstore
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