This link roundup is by LIT-SIS Blog Committee member Shay Elbaum, Reference Librarian at the University of Michigan Law Library.
The AI-powered chatbot ChatGPT was released at the end of November and has generated thousands of hot takes, some of which it wrote itself. To help you get up to speed on ChatGPT and its potential impacts on the legal world, we’ve gathered some recent articles and podcasts below. ChatGPT did not write any part of this post, but that’s only because it was at capacity and not available for use while I was drafting the post.
(Note: we’ve focused on ChatGPT and its underlying language model GPT-3.5 here, so haven’t included material on AI and copyright and DoNotPay’s $1 million offer to get its AI lawyer in front of the Supreme Court.)
What’s going on with ChatGPT and why should someone in the legal profession care? This section has some great overviews