Robin Chesterman, Product Manager at Justis writes for the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers about The building blocks for more intelligent legal research.

“Until now, legal research has been late to the party, but it’s finally making an entrance, and the implications for lawyers will be profound…

We’ve seen well over ten years of relentless innovation on the wider web in search and information science. Artificial intelligence and big data analysis are turning every field on its head. In comparison, the legal research industry as a whole has been languishing. Which is strange, when you think that that legal precedent, and the inherent citation network between cases and legislation, is so perfect for technological exploitation. The patterns we’re uncovering in the data are incredible.”

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