Law & Technology

A Clearer View: The Impact of the National Academy of Sciences Report on Eyewitness Identification

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Spring 2020 | Volume 104 Number 1

Six years ago, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) convened a panel of experts to consider the problem of eyewitness identification. Eyewitnesses have long played a significant role in […]

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Assessing Risk: The Use of Risk Assessment in Sentencing

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Summer 2019 | Volume 103 Number 2

Judges are using risk assessment instruments in criminal cases more than ever before. Their role is increasingly prominent at all stages of the criminal justice system, including policing, pretrial detention, […]

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The Cars of the Future are Headed to Your Courtroom

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Fall 2019 | Volume 103 Number 3

Distracted and intoxicated driving are costly problems. And while emerging technologies aim to help reduce traffic accidents caused by human error, technology may also increase the number of accidents. For […]

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Finding Humanity in the Great Power Competition for artificial intelligence

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Fall 2019 | Volume 103 Number 3

I recently spoke on artificial intelligence, law, and ethics as a panelist at the International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Atlanta. At the end of our discussion, the moderator […]

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The Public Domain: A Grand Reopening

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Spring 2019 | Volume 103 Number 1

In 2019, for the first time in 20 years, a trove of creative works published in 1923 entered the U.S. public domain. Why the hiatus? These works were set to […]

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Protecting Electronic Privacy

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Spring 2019 | Volume 103 Number 1

Carpenter v. United States, decided by the Supreme Court in June 2018, is one of the most important decisions applying the Fourth Amendment to the technology of the 21st century.[1] […]

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10 Things Judges Should Know About AI

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Spring 2019 | Volume 103 Number 1

With recent and dramatic advances in the capacities of machine learning, we are now beginning to see artificial intelligence (AI) tools come into their own. This matters for our judiciary, not […]

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Cross Border Security

Overseas Obligations: An Update on Cross-Border Discovery

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Spring 2019 | Volume 103 Number 1

An article published in the Winter 2016 edition of Judicature provided an overview of case law and approaches for handling cross-border discovery in litigation. Since then, there have been some […]

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Crowdsourcing and Data Analytics: The New Settlement Tools

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Fall/Winter 2018 | Volume 102 Number 3

By protecting the right to a jury, the state and federal constitutions recognize the fundamental value of having civil and criminal disputes resolved by laypersons. Actual trials, however, are relatively […]

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Data Validation: A crucial step toward controlling and understanding your data

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Fall/Winter 2018 | Volume 102 Number 3

We all know the volume of data in litigation — particularly email data — continues to grow rapidly, with no sign of abating. That growth is forcing litigants to come […]

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