7th February - Law News

2235th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus Story: Three British women talk about their feminism and how they are continuing the legacy of the Suffragette movement.

Focus of the Day Story: A new breed of specialist artificial intelligence (AI) lawyer will emerge within 20 years, but governments should only legislate on the subject once technology companies have had time to develop their own ethical principles, according to Microsoft. In a 120-page thesis on the future of technology, The future computed, artificial intelligence and its role in society, the software giant urged regulators to use existing laws, while anticipating a discrete band of specialist lawyers, themselves supported by the technology. Full story - Legal Futures

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