Tom at Vanderbilt LawWelcome back to all my readers! ❤️ We’re going to change it up a little this week.And to all of you newbies, yes, you’re in the right place! Come right this way. 👇This substack, LawDroid Manifesto, is here to keep you in the loop about the intersection of AI and the law.

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In today’s digital age, the protection of sensitive information is more crucial than ever. Legal documents often contain confidential or privileged details that, if exposed, can compromise privacy, violate regulations, or jeopardize ongoing litigation. This is where redaction processes come into play. While redactions

On February 21, Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, released a report to propose policy recommendations to revise the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) framework and ensure privacy protections for health data and information. In the report, Senator Cassidy highlights recent reports of breaches and violations of patients’ health data privacy and outlines several proposals to modernize the HIPAA framework and other privacy regulations.

A New Orleans magician recently made headlines for using artificial intelligence (AI) to  emulate President Biden’s voice without his consent in a misleading robocall to New Hampshire voters. This was not a magic trick, but rather a demonstration of the risks AI-generated “deepfakes” pose to election integrity.  As rapidly evolving AI capabilities collide with the ongoing 2024 elections, federal and state policymakers increasingly are taking steps to protect the public from the threat of deceptive AI-generated political content.

Media generated by AI to imitate an individual’s voice or likeness present significant challenges for regulators.  As deepfakes increasingly become indistinguishable from authentic content, members of Congress, federal regulatory agencies, and third-party stakeholders all have called for action to mitigate the threats deepfakes can pose for elections.  

What a great opportunity to speak and learn about today’s hot topics in sports law at New York University, School of Law, Sports Law Association’s 13th Annual Sports Law Colloquium on April 5, 2024. Like Brooklyn Law School’s third annual Sports Law Symposium, Sports Tech: a Sports Lawyer’s Playbook, NYU Law’s Colloquium covered the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on sports, but also delved into sportswashing and the future of college sports. Here are my takeaways from this year’s NYU Sports Law Colloquium.

Combat Hallucinations and Look Up Citations with our New API Michael Lissner April 16, 2024 One of the biggest recent stories in legal tech is about the lawyer that used ChatGPT to generate his brief. It didn’t go well. His brief contained citations that ChatGPT hallucinated, and when he asked ChatGPT whether it made things up, it insisted it

It’s an ad essentially but if you need an overview you might as well start here. Harvey AI is a generative artificial intelligence platform tailored for legal professionals. Unlike other AI platforms trained on general internet data, the startup, founded by Winston Weinberg and Gabriel Pererya, used a large language model containing legal-specific datasets and case

First up, we learn this from Legal Futures. Thomson Reuters unveils plans to deploy CoCounsel as AI assistant across its entire portfolio Thomson Reuters today (17 April) announced plans to deploy its gen AI assistant CoCounsel across its entire product portfolio, including launching its first gen AI product for tax professionals. TR said that CoCounsel will