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CBC Nova Scotia: Lawyer warns ‘integrity of the entire system in jeopardy’ if rising use of AI in legal circles goes wrong

March 1, 2024 — 

Earlier this week, a B.C. Supreme Court judge reprimanded lawyer Chong Ke for including two AI hallucinations in an application filed last December.

Hallucinations are a product of how the AI system works, explained Katie Szilagyi, an assistant professor in the law department at University of Manitoba.

ChatGPT is a large language model, meaning it’s not looking at the facts, only what words should come next in a sequence based on trillions of possibilities. The more data it’s fed, the more it learns.

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