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NF Venture BlueJLegal uses A.I. to help lawyers predict trial outcomes

Feb 08, 2017

Benjamin Alarie, Next Founders alumni and Founder of Blue J Legal, says he wants to create the equivalent of a racing video game for the legal profession – an ultra-realistic simulation that can help lawyers and accountants get a good sense of what they might experience in a real courtroom.

Tax Foresight, the company’s first product in that vein, went on sale last month.

The subscription software uses artificial intelligence to scan legal documents, case files and decisions to create a mock judgement. Users can thus get a more accurate assessment of cases and a prediction of how a particular dispute might go.

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