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Justice David Brown says judges risk being displaced by arbitrators and algorithms

Monday, February 26, 2018 @ 12:12 PM | By Carolyn Gruske

Lawyers and judges may soon find themselves replaced by technology if they don’t quickly adopt that very same technology.

That warning was delivered during the first panel of the day at the Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2018 civil litigation track. The theme, “Keeping up with the times: How to survive and thrive in the age of digital litigation” had presenters discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by technology and its use in and out of the court system.

The session “Moving toward a paperless world,” featured...