International Journal of Online Dispute Resolution


Comments on Artificial Intelligence

Keywords ChatGPT, dispute resolution systems, artificial intelligence
Authors Ethan Katsh, Chris Draper, Noam Ebner, Zbynek Loebl, Daniel Rainey, Graham Ross, Colin Rule, Esther Vilalta en Leah Wing
Author's information

Ethan Katsh
Ethan Katsh, Founder, National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Chris Draper
Chris Draper, Chief Technology Officer, Third Coast Commodities; Director, Trokt; Visiting Scholar, Indiana University Bloomington; Fellow, National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution.

Noam Ebner
Noam Ebner, Professor of Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Creighton University, Heider College of Business.

Zbynek Loebl
Zbynek Loebl, Of Counsel, PRK Attorneys.

Daniel Rainey
Daniel Rainey, Principal, HSI, Board Member, ICODR.

Graham Ross
Graham Ross, Graham Ross is a UK lawyer and mediator with over 20 years of experience in IT and the law. Graham is the author of lthe original QUILL egal application software (accounts and time recording) and the founder of LAWTEL, the popular webbased legal information update service. Graham co-founded the first ODR service in the UK, WeCanSettle, designing the blind bidding software at the heart of the system. Graham subsequently founded, for whom he designed their online mediation platform. Graham speaks regularly at international conferences on the application of technology to ADR. Graham was host of the 5th International Conference on Online Dispute Resolution held in Liverpool, UK, in 2007 and has organised two other ODR conferences. Graham was a member of the EMCOD project which created a tool for the European Union for the measurement of justice through ODR. Graham was a member of the UK Civil Justice Council’s Advisory Group on Online Dispute Resolution, whose recommendations led to the creation of an online court for small claims. Graham is a Board Member of ICODR. Graham is also a leading trainer in ODR having created the accredited distance training course at

Colin Rule
Colin Rule, CEO of and

Esther Vilalta
Esther Vilalta, Chair in Civil Law at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

Leah Wing
Director, National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution; Co-Founder and President of the Board, International Council for Online Dispute Resolution; and Senior Lecturer II, Legal Studies Program, Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA.
  • Abstract

      A cross section of the Fellows of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution (NCTDR) present short reactions to the rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI) programs like ChatGPT, indicating the potential advantages and the potential dangers inherent as AI is integrated into dispute resolution systems.

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