The Conflict Analytics Lab (CAL) is pleased to announce the expansion of OpenJustice, extending its access to academic institutions in Canada and the United States.
[Kingston, October 16th, 2023] – The Conflict Analytics Lab (CAL) is thrilled to reveal a substantial expansion of OpenJustice, a generative AI for law. OpenJustice has become the largest open-source language model for law and dispute resolution. Despite being a pilot project, it already surpasses more general AI systems in tasks such as issue analysis, rule recall, and even legal reasoning.
OpenJustice is now accessible to academic institutions throughout Canada and the United States. Law students, faculty members, and researchers at specific schools and institutions can now avail of OpenJustice’s services by registering an account using their institutional email.
- Harvard Access to Justice Lab
- University of California, Los Angeles
- University of Iowa
- University of Florida
- University of Wisconsin
- Queen’s University
- University of Toronto
- McGill University
- University of Calgary
- University of Manitoba
- Lakehead University
- University of British Columbia
- Pro Bono Students Canada
- Ottawa Legal Aid Clinic
OpenJustice, developed by the Conflict Analytics Lab at Queen’s University, offers an interactive natural-language processing interface that provides comprehensive answers to legal inquiries, utilizing legislative acts, case law, and a rich repository of annotated data collected since 2019.
By extending access to OpenJustice, these institutions seek to empower their students and faculty with cutting-edge legal AI technology. This initiative underscores OpenJustice’s unwavering commitment to enhancing legal education and advancing access to justice through innovative solutions.
Participants from these institutions will have the opportunity to leverage OpenJustice for various legal applications, facilitating research, analysis, and educational experiences that harness the potential of AI within the legal domain.
Samuel Dahan, Director of the Conflict Analytics Lab, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “We are thrilled to broaden the accessibility of OpenJustice to law schools across North America. This expansion underscores our dedication to fostering legal education and research by equipping students and faculty with state-of-the-art tools. We firmly believe that OpenJustice will play a pivotal role in advancing legal knowledge and skills across North America.”
OpenJustice’s impact extends beyond the classroom. It is poised to assist legal clinics, law firms, and pro bono organizations, enhancing their capabilities to provide superior services to clients and improving access to justice.
For additional information about OpenJustice and inquiries regarding access for your institution, please contact David Liang, Program Manager at the Conflict Analytics Lab, using the provided email address.
Partnership Contact: David Liang, Program Manager, Conflict Analytics Lab
For media inquiries and further information, kindly reach out to Tim Butters, Director of Marketing and Communications at Queen’s Faculty of Law, using the provided email address.
Media Contact: Tim Butters, Director of Marketing and Communications, Queen’s Faculty of Law
OpenJustice is a pioneering open-access legal AI platform developed by the Conflict Analytics Lab at Queen’s University. It offers an interactive natural-language processing interface that provides in-depth answers to legal questions, harnessing legislative acts, case law, and a rich repository of annotated data collected since 2019. OpenJustice is dedicated to advancing legal education and research while expanding access to justice through innovative technology.