22 Appeal: Rev. Current L. & L. Reform 45 (2017)
Legal Technology: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Law Practice

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ARTICLE


LEGAL TECHNOLOGY:

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE

FUTURE OF LAW PRACTICE


Mark  McKamey*

CITED: (2017) 22 Appeal 45



I. THE  SECOND   MACHINE   AGE  ...................................46
   A. The Foundations, Impact, and Pace of Change......................... 46
   B. Al in the Second  M achine Age.....................................47
II. THE SECOND   MACHINE   AGE AND  LAW  PRACTICE................  48
   A. Drivers of Change in the Legal Market...............................48
   B. The New Division of Labour and Moravec's Paradox .................... 49
   C. New Roles for Legal Professionals...................................50
III. CAUTIONARY VIEWS  ON  TECHNOLOGICAL OPTIMISM
   AND  THE  IMPACT  OF LEGAL  TECHNOLOGY ......................   51
   A. Internet-centrism  and  Solutionism   .................................. 51
   B. Constraints on the Adoption of Legal Technology ...................... 52
      i. Technical Constraints.........................................52
      ii. Econom ic Constraints........................................54
      iii. Cultural Constraints  .........................................55
CO N CLU SIO N ....................................................57

















   Mark McKamey is an articled student in his hometown of Powell River, B.C. He graduated
   with a J.D. from the University of Victoria and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of
   Calgary. This paper was originally prepared for a Supervised Research and Writing course in
   the fall of 2015. Mark owes many thanks to Jerry McHale, who supervised the paper and whose
   compassion and insight continually inspire.

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