Applications of AI to Legal Research, Education, and Practice

[T]he dichotomy between rule based systems and cased based reasoning systems in AI and law research reflects an underlying jurisprudential debate that has raged for the last century. [...] Instead of implying that legal reasoning is primarily a process of deduction or a process of analogising the theory of law as discourse requires a richer view of the process of legal reasoning.

- A Discourse on Law and Artificial Intelligence. By Michael Aikenhead. 5 Law Technology Journal 1 (1996)