Lady Justice Podcast

Lady Justice: Women of the Court is a monthly podcast produced in partnership with the National Center for State Courts. In each episode, co-hosts Justice Rhonda Wood, of the Arkansas Supreme Court, and Justice Beth Walker, of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, discuss the real-world implications of the justice system and judiciary for listeners of all ages. They talk about their roles as women justices on their respective state supreme courts as well as their experiences and insights on the accomplishments and challenges women in state courts face.

Along with their invited guests, they cover topics such as the importance of state constitutional law, how courts operate, the meaning of justice, and why state courts matter.

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Season 4, Episode 7: Artificial Intelligence, Part One
with Professor Amy Cyphert

Dive into the transformative world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its impact on the court system with hosts Justice Rhonda Wood of Arkansas and Justice Beth Walker of West Virginia, along with special guest Professor Amy Cyphert. Professor Cyphert is a pioneering academic in AI at West Virginia University College of Law. She directs the ASPIRE Office, guiding students in securing scholarships and fellowships, and teaches a course on AI and the Law.

Together, they explore:

  • The rapid advancements in Generative AI and its implications for legal practice.
  • Professor Cyphert’s pioneering work in teaching AI and its impact on the legal landscape.
  • The concept of "AI cannibalism" and the importance of human input in AI systems.
  • The challenges of distinguishing between AI-generated content and human-authored text.
  • The evolving role of lawyers in the era of AI.


Professor Amy Cyphert’s Biography

Cyphert, A. (2021, November 1). A Human Being Wrote This Law Review Article: GPT-3 and the Practice of Law. UC Davis Law Review, 55(1). WVU College of Law Research Paper No. 2022-02.

Cyphert, A., Perl, S., & Tu, S. S. (2023). Artificial Intelligence Cannibalism and the Law. 

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The views expressed on the podcast are the justices' alone and not the opinions of their respective courts or NCSC.