Is law school encouragement of smart technology and tools producing lawyers who are less able to ciritically analyze, write and practice? Some argue that the answer to this question is yes in the context of initial legal writing instruction. Others would say no while focusing on the demand for practice-ready law school grads. How is the answer affected by equity and inclusion considerations regarding the differing skill level development of entering law students. This session will focus on the pros and cons of the use of AI tools in legal writing instruction to produce future looking attorneys.