AI and Your Legal Business: Artificial Intelligence and Its Implications for Legal Practice
Date: November 06, 2021
This course, co-hosted by the UAlberta Faculty of Extension and the Digital Law & Innovation Society, assists legal professionals to understand how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can support them in their work. Participants will have the chance to learn and interact with Law-and-AI experts from across the globe.
Understand the fundamentals of current technologies in AI that are being applied to law. Discuss questions that arise from AI methods being used in law today. Learn about AI’s effects on legal cases and legal business methods. Through a practical set of current examples, this course will help legal and policy professionals with non-technical backgrounds engage knowledgeably with AI technology at work. Topics may include, among others: Natural Language Processing (NLP) applied in law; how machines can understand legal languages; the state of the art of AI and Machine Learning applied in law.
First pre-recorded lecture available: November 6, 2021
Live lectures: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. MST November 13, 20, 27, 2021
This course is a total of 12 hours. A total of two hour pre-recorded lectures will be distributed each week, in addition to two hours of live online class time on Saturdays for three weeks.
This course is taught by legal AI expert Professor Randy Goebel, Assistant Professor Mi-Young Kim, and Postdoc Fellow Juliano Rabelo with special guest lectures from esteemed international law-and-AI experts including Professors Erich Schweighofer (University of Vienna), F.J. (Floris) Bex (Utrecht University), Georg Borges (Germany), and Adam Wyner (UK).
Open for registration until November 6, 2021.