Legal Research and Knowledge Management

Last week, I reported here that researchers at Stanford University planned to augment a study they released of generative AI legal research tools from LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters, in which it found that they deliver hallucinated results more often than the companies say in their marketing of the products.
The study came under criticism for its omission of Thomson Reuters’
Continue Reading In Redo of Its Study, Stanford Finds Westlaw’s AI Hallucinates At Double the Rate of LexisNexis

Since 2010, the nonprofit Free Law Project has been working to make the legal ecosystem more equitable and competitive using technology, data and advocacy. It may be best known for CourtListener, its flagship project that houses an immense collection of court orders and opinions, and for its RECAP suite, which is the largest free collection on the internet
Continue Reading On LawNext: How The Free Law Project Works to Expand Access to Legal Information, with Cofounder Michael Lissner

I have been following Fastcase since 2011 when I wrote a blogpost, highlighting their innovative approach to legal research which included visual timelines and a feature called “foresight” that identified relevant precedent without relying on keywords. Fastcase was the brainchild of co-founders  Ed Walters and Phil Rosenthal, former big law associates who were driven by a passion to “democratize the
Continue Reading The Fastcase/ vLex Merger – A Talk with Ed Walters on the State of the Legal Tech Market, Advice for Start-ups, Generative AI and Robot Law in Legal Education

Courtroom Insight today launched Matter Connector, a product that delivers normalized docket data from multiple sources to the knowledge management platform Litera Foundation and to other law firm systems.
Matter Connector enables law firms to centralize docket data from major providers, such as LexisNexis, Lex Machina and vLex Docket Alarm, through one unified connector.
Using unique identifiers, Matter Connector
Continue Reading Exclusive: Courtroom Insight’s New Matter Connector Delivers Normalized Court Docket Data to Foundation and Other Law Firm Systems

Thomson Reuters today (17 April) announced plans to deploy its gen AI assistant CoCounsel across its entire product portfolio, including launching its first gen AI product for tax professionals. TR […]
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Continue Reading Thomson Reuters unveils plans to deploy CoCounsel as AI assistant across its entire portfolio

Today Thomson Reuters is announcing a new Generative AI vision. Central to this vision is a new Generative AI Assistant branded as CoCounsel. There was no press conference and no demo to provide context or a Q&A around this announcement. Here is a link to the press release so you can read it for yourself.

The CoCounsel Vision in the
Continue Reading TR Announces New Vision for Generative AI Assistant Called  “CoCounsel” with Slick Video and New AI Survey

In addition to introducing three new skills for legal and tax professionals in the U.S. and U.K., Thomson Reuters announced plans to roll out the CoCounsel generative AI assistant across every professional line it serves, including risk, fraud and media.
Continue Reading Thomson Reuters Expands CoCounsel to All Business Segments, Adds New Gen AI Legal Capabilities

Thomson Reuters, continuing to build on its acquisition last June of Casetext and its CoCounsel generative AI legal assistant for a whopping $650 million cash, today disclosed plans to deploy CoCounsel as a single and continuous AI assistant across its entire portfolio of products spanning every professional its serves in legal, tax, risk and fraud, and media.
Also today, TR
Continue Reading Thomson Reuters Lays Out Plan To Provide CoCounsel AI Assistant Across Every Professional Vertical It Serves

Thomson Reuters has begun the international expansion of its generative AI assistant CoCounsel Core, beginning with Canada and Australia, as it focuses on expanding CoCounsel’s availability in English-speaking countries.   TR […]
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Continue Reading Thomson Reuters CoCounsel expands out of US as it also launches new Practical Law AI tools 

With two new generative AI-powered features in Practical Law called Ask Practical Law AI and Practical Law Clause Finder, along with the expansion of CoCounsel Core internationally, Thomson Reuters is moving forward with its generative AI plans.
Continue Reading Thomson Reuters Announces New Gen AI Features Within Practical Law, CoCounsel Core Expansion

In November, when Thomson Reuters announced the integration of generative AI within its flagship legal research platform Westlaw Precision, it also announced the beta version of a generative AI integration within Practical Law.
Today, Thomson Reuters is formally releasing that generative AI feature in Practical Law, called Ask Practical Law AI, and also releasing a second AI-driven Practical Law tool,
Continue Reading New AI Features In Practical Law Enable Users To Ask Legal Questions And Find Relevant Contract Clauses

In October, LexisNexis released its generative AI research tool, Lexis+ AI, for general availability for U.S. customers, along with limited release in law schools to select faculty, librarians and students. Now, the company is further expanding access to the tool, making it available to 100,000 second- and third-year law students starting in the spring semester, with some getting access
Continue Reading LexisNexis Expands Access to its Lexis+ AI to Law School Students

On December 7, 2023 Wolters Kluwer released the following announcement:

Legal & Regulatory division continues to redefine the landscape for legal professionals

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory (LR) today announced an innovative feature for legal professionals: Generative Pre-training Transformer (GPT)-generated summaries of court rulings. GPT summarization harnesses generative AI (GenAI) to simplify legal research, eliminating the need to read
Continue Reading Press Release: Wolters Kluwer integrates GenAI into its legal research products; Transforms how legal professionals assess and interpret court rulings