Global fintech and funding innovation ecosystem

AI Robo-lawyer is Set for Its First U.S. Court Case

Gizmodo | Lauren Leffer | Jan 9, 2023

DoNotPay robo lawyer - AI Robo-lawyer is Set for Its First U.S. Court Case

Image: DoNotPay/Gizmodo

The AI legal assistant has helped people contest parking tickets, now it's leveling up to the courtroom—and the judge doesn't know.

  • An AI-based legal advisor is set to play the role of a lawyer in an actual court case for the first time.
    • Via an earpiece, the artificial intelligence will coach a courtroom defendant on what to say to get out of the associated fines and consequences of a speeding charge, AI-company DoNotPay has claimed in a report initially from New Scientist and confirmed by Gizmodo.

See:  Foresight Lab: Embracing Uncertainty and Connecting Dots to the Future

  • DoNotPay was started in 2015 as a basic chatbot, meant to help users navigate bureaucratic and legal snafus—mostly using conversation templates.
    • And even in its earliest incarnations, the bot was a success. In less than two years, DoNotPay successfully contested 160,000 parking tickets in New York and London. And the company claims it has resolved 2 million cases total since its founding.
    • The founder also told New Scientist that he recently used the AI and a synthesized voice to reverse $16 worth of bank fees.
    • The company already offers tools on its site that can produce written communication or scripts for people looking to avoid or minimize fines, healthcare costs, subscriptions, or other common bureaucratic speed bumps of modern life.

See:  How you can experiment, learn and improve with OSC TestLab

  • Current Experiment: DoNotPay does plan to take responsibility for any resulting fines from both cases, and Browder said that the company is compensating the two defendants for their participation in the “experiment.”
    • DoNotPay is also reticent to disclose case specifics because what they’re doing is likely in violation of courtroom laws and protocol.
      • The company is relying on hearing accessibility standards in this particular court, which offer a loophole allowing the use of Apple AirPods.
      • Asked if the court will be aware of the AI-assistance during the hearing, Browder responded, “Definitely not.”

Continue to the full article --> here

NCFA Jan 2018 resize - AI Robo-lawyer is Set for Its First U.S. Court CaseThe National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association (NCFA Canada) is a financial innovation ecosystem that provides education, market intelligence, industry stewardship, networking and funding opportunities and services to thousands of community members and works closely with industry, government, partners and affiliates to create a vibrant and innovative fintech and funding industry in Canada. Decentralized and distributed, NCFA is engaged with global stakeholders and helps incubate projects and investment in fintech, alternative finance, crowdfunding, peer-to-peer finance, payments, digital assets and tokens, blockchain, cryptocurrency, regtech, and insurtech sectors. Join Canada's Fintech & Funding Community today FREE! Or become a contributing member and get perks. For more information, please visit:

Latest news - AI Robo-lawyer is Set for Its First U.S. Court CaseFF Logo 400 v3 - AI Robo-lawyer is Set for Its First U.S. Court Casecommunity social impact - AI Robo-lawyer is Set for Its First U.S. Court Case

Support NCFA by Following us on Twitter!

NCFA Sign up for our newsletter - AI Robo-lawyer is Set for Its First U.S. Court Case


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

1 × five =