- possesses foundational knowledge about what AI is.
- recognizes when a tool incorporates AI.
- identifies types of technologies in legal practice that use AI.
- identifies and distinguishes between specific AI-driven tools.
- finds information that is relevant to a research problem using an AI-driven tool.
- refines research strategies based on an understanding of how a tool facilitates legal research.
- selects an appropriate AI-driven tool to use for a specific legal research need.
- considers criteria such as relevance, authority, credibility, currency, and bias of information sources underlying an AI-driven tool, as well as the implications of these criteria for a tool’s output.
- reviews and critically assesses the results of an AI-driven tool in order to illuminate its strengths and limitations.
- uses the information provided by an AI-driven tool in an appropriate manner.
- recognizes when to update existing research or do further research to supplement information gathered through a tool.
- documents how an AI-driven tool has assisted in research, especially when there could be a need to replicate results using the same or different tools.
- recognizes the ethical concerns surrounding AI-driven tools and legal liability surrounding the use of these technologies.
- considers issues of privacy and confidentiality related to using these tools to conduct legal research and writing tasks.
- understands issues of intellectual property as they relate to AI-driven tools.