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Artificial IntelligenceWhat if you no longer had to go to a courthouse for hearings or trial? What if your case could be handled at any time of the day or night, from any place at all, completely online? And what if the judge presiding over your case was a hologram? That is, a 3D image that appeared on a screen—an AI hologram who could answer questions, preside over proceedings, issue verdicts and then explain them?

Are you saying to yourself, perhaps with a smirk, “not in my lifetime!”? If so, you’re wrong. It’s happening right now, in China.

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