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Artificial Intelligence in Legal Systems: 
Bridging Law and Technology through AI

ISBN: 9781032892412

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Dr. Eriona Çela
Ph.D. (University of Bari, Italy)

University of New York Tirana
Albania 
Assoc. Prof. Narasimha Rao Vajjhala
Dean, Faculty of Engineering & Architecture
University of New York Tirana
Albania
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Prof. Dr. Behrouz Aslani
Ph.D. (Stanford University, USA)
University of La Verne, La Verne, California, USA

About the Editors

Dr. Eriona Çela is a distinguished academic currently serving as a Full-Time Assistant Professor at the University of New York Tirana, where she is a member of the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in the Department of Psychology. She earned her Ph.D. in Teaching Methodology of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) from the University of Bari "Aldo Moro" in Italy, enhancing her extensive background in language education, which includes earlier degrees in English Language and Law from the University of Tirana and Business Academy College in Albania. Dr. Çela's research interests are broad and interdisciplinary, focusing on Law, Business English, Teaching Methodology, ESP, Academic Writing, Higher Education, Plagiarism, and European Integration among others. She is well-versed in teaching a range of subjects, including Academic Writing, ESL, Business English, Law, and Legal English. She also has significant expertise in translating legal, business, and educational documents. Her academic experience spans several respected institutions, including previous roles as an Assistant Professor at the University of Luarasi, University of Elbasan "Aleksandër Xhuvani", University of Tirana, and University of Durrës "Aleksandër Moisiu". In addition to her academic roles, Dr. Çela has held significant administrative positions within the Albanian Ministry of Education and Sport, contributing to integration, coordination, and project feasibility. Dr. Çela is active in the academic community as a member and managing editor of various editorial boards, including those for the European Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and the International Journal of Risk and Contingency Management. Her contributions to conferences and scholarly journals are numerous, underscoring her commitment to advancing research and practice in her fields of expertise. She also brings practical insights into her teaching and research from her experiences as a trainer and higher education expert involved in quality assurance and educational reforms in Albania. This rich background informs her ongoing contributions to academic discussions and policy-making in education, both in Albania and internationally.

Assoc. Prof. Narasimha Rao Vajjhala is working as the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at the University of New York Tirana, Albania. He had previously worked as the Chair of Computer Science and Software Engineering programs at the American University of Nigeria. He is a senior member of ACM and IEEE. He is the Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the International Journal of Risk and Contingency Management (IJRCM). He is also a member of the Risk Management Society (RIMS), and the Project Management Institute (PMI). He has over 23 years of experience teaching programming and database-related courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels in Europe and Africa. He has also worked as a consultant in European technology firms and has experience participating in EU-funded projects. He has completed a Doctorate in Information Systems and Technology (United States); holds a Master of Science in Computer Science and Applications (India), and a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Information Systems (Switzerland).

Prof. Dr. Behrouz A. Aslani holds a Ph.D. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, where he also earned a Master's in the same field and another in Economics. With extensive global experience, Dr. Aslani has managed multinational projects in over 15 countries and provided consulting services for various sectors. He has taught a wide range of business and management courses to over 8000 students across multiple institutions, including the American University of Nigeria and California State Polytechnic University. Dr. Aslani is also the founder and president of Integrated Renewable Energy Inc., generating significant advancements in solar energy applications.

About the Book

This book will explore the intersection of legal frameworks and technological advancements, with a specific focus on Artificial Intelligence. This book will examine how AI can reshape legal practices, regulations, and social norms. This innovative approach will position the book at the forefront of current academic and professional discourse on the integration of AI in law. The book will emphasize the complex relationship between law and technology. While these fields may initially seem contrary, the book demonstrates how they can synergistically contribute to the evolution of legal practices. This perspective needs to be explored more in current literature, providing a fresh viewpoint on how legal systems can adapt to and benefit from technological advancements. By presenting diverse research on different legal practices regarding the use of AI tools, the book provides a thorough overview of AI's implications within the legal domain. This book will identify the necessity for legal frameworks to adapt to societal changes driven by AI advancements. This comprehensive analysis makes it a valuable resource for understanding the multifaceted impact of AI on law.

ISBN: 9781032892412

Note: There are NO submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication.

Research Questions

  • The research questions guiding this proposed book project include:

  • How does AI impact traditional legal practices, such as legal research, case analysis, and decision-making processes?

  • What are the ethical implications of AI algorithms in the legal domain, particularly regarding bias, fairness, and transparency, and how do they affect marginalized communities?

  • How can legal professionals effectively leverage AI technologies to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and access to justice?

  • What are the regulatory challenges and opportunities associated with the integration of AI into the legal system, and how can policymakers address them?

  • What role does interdisciplinary collaboration play in fostering responsible AI innovation, and how can ongoing research in AI contribute to the evolution of legal practices and regulatory frameworks?

Topics (Suggestive but not limited to)

The proposed tentative content for this book is given below:

  • Introduction to AI in Legal Systems

  • The Need for AI in Modern Legal Practice

  • AI Applications in Legal Research and Analysis

  • Natural Language Processing in Legal Document Review

  • Predictive Analytics in Case Outcomes

  • Legal Research Automation Tools

  • Case Studies of AI in Legal Research

  • AI in Intellectual Property Law

  • AI in Legal Practice Management

  • AI and Legal Decision-Making

  • AI in Judicial Decision Support Systems

  • AI in Dispute Resolution

  • AI in Anti-Money Laundering (AML)

  • AI for Contract Analysis and Management

  • Case Studies of AI in Judicial Decisions

  • Ethical and Legal Implications of AI in Law

  • Privacy and Data Protection

  • Algorithmic Bias and Fairness

  • Transparency and Accountability in AI Systems

  • Regulatory Frameworks and Compliance

  • AI and Access to Justice

  • AI in Legal Aid and Pro Bono Services

  • AI in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • Virtual Legal Assistants and Chatbots

  • Using AI-powered virtual assistants to provide legal advice.

  • Bridging the Justice Gap with Technology

  • Case Studies of AI Improving Access to Justice

  • Training and Development for AI Integration

  • Skills and Competencies for Legal Professionals

  • Educational Programs and Certifications

  • Collaborative Efforts Between Technologists and Legal Experts

  • Future Directions in Legal AI Education

  • Future Trends and Innovations in Legal AI

  • Emerging Technologies and Legal AI

  • The Role of Blockchain in Legal Systems 

  • AI and International Legal Practices

  • Forecasting the Future: AI’s Long-Term Impact on Law

  • Success Stories of AI in Legal Firms

  • Comparative Analysis of Global AI Legal Practices

  • Interviews with Legal AI Pioneers

  • Navigating the Future of AI in Legal Systems

  • AI and Legal Analytics for Firm Performance

Submission Guidelines

  • All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another book, journal, or conference.

  • Submit an initial proposal, including the title of the chapter and the problem/purpose statement explaining the proposed chapter. The deadline for submission of the initial proposal (500 words) is July 31, 2024.

  • Submit your proposal through the following link: 

       https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ail2024

  • The full chapter is due by September 30, 2024.

  • The length of the chapter should be 5,000-6,000 words.

  • The paper should be formatted according to the template provided, and the chapter should use the APA 7th edition style of references. The template will be sent to the authors after the initial proposal is accepted.

 

Chapter Template

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Important Dates

  • Expression of Interest            -  July 31, 2024

  • Draft chapter due date           -  September 30, 2024 

  • Peer review period                 -  October-November, 2024

  • Finalized chapter due            -  December 15, 2024

  • Book publication date            -  March 2025

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