22nd August - Law News

2431st 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: This teenage girl has helped bring Minecraft to millions of severely disabled people. Becky Tyler has worked with Special Effect, a UK charity to develop a platform to allow almost anyone to control Microsoft’s block-building game with just their eyes.  Video games are played by billions of people across the world - but for those with severe physical disabilities using a normal console is often impossible. 

Focus of the Day:
The company charged with digitising the courts is to deploy artificial intelligence (AI) to assist lawyers in understanding complex evidence, its chief techologist has revealed. CaseLines, which is used to create digital bundles in the Crown Courts and civil and family courts, including the Supreme Court, will use the technology to create a ‘mind map’ – a visual way of presenting information said to mirror more closely the non-linear way the human brain handles data.
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