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As law firms grapple with new economic realities, it is becoming more common for firms to ask individual or groups of partners to leave in an effort to shore up the firm's finances. Not only can this decision be extremely difficult considering the firm's personal relationships with those partners, it can also involve ethical and financial risks for the firm and for the departing partner.
Justice Cuéllar clarifies his views on the potential risks posed by "superintelligence" discussed in Nicholas Bostrom's influential book, "Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies."