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AI for Legal Professionals (I): Law and Policy

Explore the legal and policy issues of artificial intelligence (AI) and how you can effectively respond as a legal professional.

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AI for Legal Professionals (I): Law and Policy

4,190 enrolled on this course

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Explore the legal challenges posed by new AI technologies with top experts

From self-driving cars to generative AI such as ChatGPT, the use of artificial intelligence (AI) has greatly increased in recent years. AI is making us question the way we think about society itself – and poses crucial legal, regulatory, ethical, and human rights challenges for lawyers and citizens alike.

On this four-week course, you’ll gain insights into AI, its purposes, and how it can be subject to legal regulations.

You’ll cover crucial topics such as compliance, privacy, governance, and AI bias. After completing this introductory course, you can further expand your knowledge by enrolling in the second course of the series, ‘AI for Lawyers.’

Unpack algorithmic bias and human rights

You’ll develop an understanding of the different types of algorithmic bias that can be found in AI and the issues this presents.

You’ll also explore how AI and human rights interlink as you learn about the human rights law. With this knowledge, you’ll be able to discuss the ethics involved in AI implementation.

Understand the importance of regulating AI

Next, you’ll unpack how and why we need to regulate AI as you discover the regulating technologies and algorithms that can help you do this.

You’ll also explore the implications of AI and social manipulation, such as in elections and institutions, and discover how this can be prevented.

Explore AI for lawyers

Finally, you’ll examine the role of AI in the legal field, including its impact on the practice of law.

Building upon your understanding of AI ethics, you’ll explore the ethical considerations specific to AI in the judiciary.

By the end of the course, guided by industry experts, you’ll possess a solid foundation for effectively working with AI as a legal professional.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 16 seconds I’ll be facilitating this course. The title of this course is AI for Legal Professionals. It is part one of a two part series relating to AI and law. In this first part, we will explore the legal and policy issues surrounding the development and application of artificial intelligence. This course is aimed at lawyers, legal educators, regulators, and anyone interested in legal and policy issues regarding the development and application of artificial intelligence. Welcome again. I look forward to learning with you in this course. Take care.

What topics will you cover?

  • Transparency
  • Algorithmic bias
  • AI and human rights
  • Regulating artificial intelligence
  • AI, the judiciary, and the practice of law

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  • Evaluate the various views, including economic theories, concerning the rationale for and objectives of artificial intelligence with a view to guide further learning
  • Explore the various motivations that drive the development of artificial intelligence and the role, work, and ethical considerations of a legal professional in this context
  • Apply sound research methods to analyze various artificial intelligence problems

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at lawyers, legal educators, regulators, and anyone interested in legal and policy issues regarding the development and application of artificial intelligence.

Who will you learn with?

Mark Shope is an Assistant Professor of Law at the National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University School of Law in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

Who developed the course?

National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYCU)

National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYCU) was originally founded in Shanghai in 1896 and was re-established in Hsinchu, Taiwan in 1958.

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