This is no longer science fiction. A cousin of Hal 9000, the famous computer of Discovery One, the spaceship from “2001: A Space Odyssey” is assisting lawyers in the law firm Baker Hostetler specializing in bankruptcy. The news was hitting the headlines, as they say, in the press and on the legal planet. Prediction becomes reality. Some have long announced this change brought about by the introduction of technology into the legal market (Julie Sobowale, Aba Journal, April 1, 2016).
They do alert us to the necessary transformation and its consequences on the legal market (The Boston Consulting Group, Bucerius Law School, January 2016).