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The impact and challenges of AI on the legal industry

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DOI: 10.23977/jaip.2024.070111 | Downloads: 28 | Views: 214


Meiqi Qi 1, Xichang Yao 2, Qianqian Zhu 3, Ge Jin 4


1 School of Marxism, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
2 School of Marxism, Yellow River Institute of Communications, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
3 School of Marxism, Henan Police College, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
4 Law School, Hainan University, Haikou, Hainan, China

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Ge Jin


The rapid development and widespread application of artificial intelligence (AI) are profoundly affecting various industries, including the legal industry. The advent of AI technology has brought many opportunities to the legal industry, but it also brings some challenges. This study aims to explore the impact and challenges of AI on the legal industry and to analyze its context. Al technology has been becoming more and more widely used in the legal industry. For example, Al can be used for the automatic processing of legal documents, contract analysis, legal advice, etc. Some techniques can improve productivity, reduce mistakes, and provide more accurate information to lawyers and legal workers. In addition, Al can also predict the outcome of legal cases through big data analysis and machine learning, which is of great significance for the case success rate and decision-making. However, AI also poses some challenges to the legal industry. First, the application of AI technology may lead to job opportunities for some legal workers, especially those engaged in repetitive, mechanical work. Secondly, the development of AI technology may change the working mode and process of the legal industry, which requires new skills and knowledge of legal workers. In addition, AI technology may also bring some legal and ethical problems, such as algorithmic discrimination and data privacy. Although the legal industry involves relatively little artificial intelligence at the present stage, but with the further development of the society, whether the artificial intelligence will replace the legal workers to complete the work? What impacts and challenges will AI bring to the legal industry?


Artificial intelligence; the legal profession; influence and challenge


Meiqi Qi, Xichang Yao, Qianqian Zhu, Ge Jin, The impact and challenges of AI on the legal industry. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Practice (2024) Vol. 7: 64-70. DOI:


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