Northwestern Events Calendar

Mar
25
2021

Technology and the Future of Courts: A Global Perspective

When: Thursday, March 25, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Daniel W Linna, Jr  

Group: AI@NU

Category: Lectures & Meetings, Academic, Global & Civic Engagement

Description:

The Northwestern University Law and Technology Initiative presents this virtual event:

Courts around the world are embracing innovation and adopting technology in the pursuit of expanding access to legal services and justice. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated these trends. Many jurisdictions are developing online courts and online dispute resolution processes. Some use artificial intelligence to provide legal information, complete administrative tasks, or make decisions in small-claims disputes. Our panel of experts will share examples of the use of technology in courts around the world, including in Canada, China, Europe, and Latin America.

Panelists:

Michael Fang, Law Professor, Nanchang University
Cristina Malai, Lecturer, Moldova State University Law School
Chief Justice Luis Henry Molina, Dominican Republic Supreme Court
Shannon Salter, Chair, British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal

Moderator: Daniel W. Linna Jr., Senior Lecturer and Director of Law and Technology Initiatives, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law & McCormick School of Engineering

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