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Toronto developed robo-lawyer ‘hired’ by U.S. firm

May 20, 2016

Toronto Star | May. 19, 2016

As young law students across the country wrap up their final exams, many are already starting to worry about landing their first job. That’s not a problem ROSS has. He’s won a place at a prestigious North American firm, where he’ll be working in bankruptcy law. The catch is, he’s not actually a human being. ROSS is an artificial intelligence (AI) system developed by a team at the University of Toronto that has now spun out into a San Francisco startup. Read more.