Bloomberg Law: Prof. Bruce Green Points to Existing Professional Conduct Rules on Technological Competence In Wake of AI Blunders


Two lawyers face potential sanctions after submitting a court brief that cited six nonexistent cases due to relying on ChatGPT to help complete it. Professor Bruce Green says, “This isn’t really a new problem; lawyers have offloaded or delegated work for years,” but it is ultimately up to the supervisory lawyers to ensure it is accurate and complete.

Advances in technology are no substitute for checking work, said Bruce Green, a Fordham Law School professor. Attorney professional conduct rules include provisions on technological competence and the responsibilities of supervisory lawyers.

Read “Lawyer’s AI Blunder Shows Perils of ChatGPT in ‘Early Days’” on Bloomberg Law. 


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