Impact of Digitalization on Legal Regulation: formation of new legal practices

Objective: The objective of the research is to examine the impact of digital technologies introduced into law on the formation of new legal practices.

Method: The authors used a mixed methodological strategy. The main research method is the dialectical method. Regulatory documents of Russia and foreign countries were chosen as the information basis for the research.

Results: The article examines the Russian and international experience of organizing legal activities using innovative digital technologies that allow organizing the effective work of a lawyer in legal support of economic and other regulated activities, preparing for the adoption of regulatory legal acts, optimizing legal proceedings. The authors assess the possibilities and prospects of using intelligent digital systems in the practice of a professional lawyer, law-making, the use of artificial intelligence in the field of justice, as well as the risks that such use may carry.

Conclusions: The terms of preparation of regulatory legal acts are reduced in digital content, their quality is improved, the procedural form and other types of law enforcement are optimized. However, the total and uncontrolled use of digital technologies in law can lead to a violation of human rights. The purpose of the author of the presented article was to study the innovations used in modern jurisprudence, to determine their capabilities and limitations in use. Authors conclude that the use of digital technologies in law-making and law enforcement should be based on strict observance of basic human and civil rights.

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