AI and access to justice: How AI legal advisors can reduce economic and shame-based barriers to justice

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https://doi.org/10.14512/tatup.33.1.21

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artificial intelligence, shame, barriers to justice, philosophy of technology, law

Abstract

ChatGPT – a large language model – recently passed the U.S. bar exam. The startling rise and power of generative artificial intelligence (AI) systems such as ChatGPT lead us to consider whether and how more specialized systems could be used to overcome existing barriers to the legal system. Such systems could be employed in either of the two major stages of the pursuit of justice: preliminary information gathering and formal engagement with the state’s legal institutions and professionals. We focus on the former and argue that developing and deploying publicly funded AI legal advisors can reduce economic and shame-based cultural barriers to the information-gathering stage of pursuing justice.

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Long B, Palmer A. AI and access to justice: How AI legal advisors can reduce economic and shame-based barriers to justice. TATuP [Internet]. 2024 Mar. 15 [cited 2024 Jun. 21];33(1):21-7. Available from: https://www.tatup.de/index.php/tatup/article/view/7098