In the weeks since Open AI’s ChatGPT took the world by storm in the fall of 2022, ALM has devoted significant ink to issues surrounding generative AI. See Tracking Generative AI: How Evolving AI Models Are impacting Legal, Feb. 9, 2023, linking to 37 articles from Aug. 19, 2022, through Feb. 9, 2023. The legal world is about to be revolutionized by AI.
GPT3.5/ChatGPT was not trained on legal information, is not an integrated product, and is primitive by comparison with GPT4 (the next iteration, which is rumored to power Microsoft’s new Bing and Edge products). It takes very little imagination to predict that future versions will receive domain specific training in law allowing them to outperform their human counterparts in many ways.