Evaluating GPT-4's Document Review Ability: Sidley's Experimental Approach

ChatGPT by OpenAI was released in November 2022 and has generated excitement among businesses and lawyers. It is believed that this AI model has the potential to revolutionize the legal industry, particularly in areas such as document review in e-discovery. This article aims to assess the capabilities of GPT-4 in the legal context.

ChatGPT is a large generative AI model that can process large amounts of written information and generate new content based on user prompts. This makes it particularly intriguing for legal practitioners as it has the potential to transform their current practices. However, there have been cautionary tales of lawyers who faced sanctions from a federal district court for using ChatGPT to write legal briefs. This incident underscores the importance of understanding the strengths and weaknesses of this technology before implementing it in the legal field.