AI outperforms ‘human lawyers’ on bar exam, researchers say

  • Artificial intelligence has scored higher than most law school graduates on the bar exam.
  • The OpenAI model, GPT-4, scored 297 on the bar exam.
  • This score is in the 90th percentile of actual test takers and is enough to be admitted to practice.
  • The experiment was conducted by two law professors and two employees of legal technology company Casetext.
  • The research was backed by Microsoft.