A Breakthrough in Legal Research Westlaw Precision users now have access to state-of-the-art generative artificial intelligence (AI), transforming the landscape of legal research. Introducing AI-Assisted Research, the first generative AI offering from Thomson Reuters, this groundbreaking technology empowers legal professionals […]
A Breakthrough in Legal Research
Westlaw Precision users now have access to state-of-the-art generative artificial intelligence (AI), transforming the landscape of legal research. Introducing AI-Assisted Research, the first generative AI offering from Thomson Reuters, this groundbreaking technology empowers legal professionals to find answers faster and with greater confidence.
Unmatched Accuracy and Efficiency
AI-Assisted Research utilizes a large language model (LLM) that analyzes a vast array of trusted content on Westlaw, including cases, statutes, and regulations. By providing access to real-time answers reflecting current law across jurisdictions, researchers can now tackle a much broader range of legal queries than ever before. The LLM is augmented by editorial enhancements added by Westlaw’s attorney-editors, such as the West Key Number System, headnotes, and KeyCite, ensuring the highest level of accuracy and authority.
Journey toward Generative AI
Thomson Reuters owes its deep expertise in generative AI to the tireless efforts of its attorney editors, who have meticulously prepared the content for nearly 150 years. The structured content and human interpretation infused by these editors enable Westlaw to generate nuanced legal answers supported by authoritative search results.
Enhanced User Interface
The AI-Assisted Research tab is now the default homepage for Westlaw Precision users, offering a seamless and intuitive experience. Users can swiftly enter their questions and obtain real-time, plain-language responses specifically tailored to their queries. The retrieval augmented generation (RAG) engine further enhances the user experience, providing transparency into how the responses were generated.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1. How does AI-Assisted Research generate answers?
AI-Assisted Research utilizes a large language model (LLM) that analyzes trusted content on Westlaw, including cases, statutes, and regulations, to generate real-time responses to legal questions.
2. How accurate are the responses provided by AI-Assisted Research?
The responses generated by AI-Assisted Research are highly accurate and reliable. The technology relies on the extensive editorial enhancements contributed by Westlaw’s attorney-editors and is grounded in trusted primary law.
3. Can users validate the responses provided by AI-Assisted Research?
Absolutely. To ensure the utmost accuracy, legal researchers can access the linked documents accompanying the responses and validate the information independently.
4. How does AI-Assisted Research save time for legal professionals?
AI-Assisted Research significantly reduces the time required for legal research. By generating real-time answers and providing supporting resources within Westlaw, users can quickly verify the results and focus on synthesizing key information.
5. Can AI-Assisted Research replace traditional legal research methods?
AI-Assisted Research serves as a powerful tool to expedite legal research. However, it is essential to view it as a starting point and complement it with thorough source checking and the expertise of legal professionals.
Harness the power of AI-Assisted Research on Westlaw Precision and experience a leap forward in legal research efficiency. Embrace this technological advancement, obtain faster answers to complex legal questions, and redefine your research process.