Technology

I Recommend: AI Superpowers

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I recommend AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order by Dr. Kai-Fu Lee — a book first recommended to me by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. […]

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Judging Eyewitness Evidence

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Vol. 104 No. 1 (2020) | A Clearer View

Eyewitness evidence, in which a witness visually identifies the culprit, is a staple of criminal investigations. But its fallibility is notorious. As the National Academy of Sciences explained in an […]

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

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Vol. 104 No. 1 (2020) | A Clearer View

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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Vol. 103 No. 2 (2019) | Pay NCAA athletes?

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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Up to the Courts: Managing Forensic Testimony with Limited Scientific Validity

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Vol. 102 No. 1 (2018) | Forensic Fail

U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff of the Southern District of New York tells the story of a firearms and toolmark examiner who appeared before him in 2008, proposing to […]

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The Cars of the Future are Headed to Your Courtroom

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Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

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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Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

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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Unlocking the e-discovery TAR blackbox

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Vol. 102 No. 2 (2018) | Rights That Made The World Right

EDRM at Duke Law has published a proposed set of e-discovery guidelines that explain technology assisted review (TAR), also known as predictive coding and computer assisted review, and is now […]

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Charlie Chaplin

The Public Domain: A Grand Reopening

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Vol. 103 No. 1 (2019) | Navigating Rough Seas

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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Vol. 103 No. 1 (2019) | Navigating Rough Seas

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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