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Old 03-12-2007, 03:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Amherst, MA
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Robots need license to practice law

Bad news: Robot lawyer. Good news: He needs a law license. (link to story)

A web-based "expert system" that helped users prepare bankruptcy filings for a fee made too many decisions to be considered a clerical tool, an appeals court said last week, ruling that the software was effectively practicing law without a license.
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