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Virtual Program Videos

Webinar : Beagle, a Chatbot that Helps with Everyday Legal Problems

People's Law School, a non-profit in British Columbia, has developed a chatbot that helps with everyday legal problems. Now available on Facebook Messenger and soon to be released on the web, Beagle guides people step-by-step through common everyday legal problems. The team behind Beagle will outline why they set about developing a chatbot, show how […] Read more

Virtual Program Videos

Learning from experience – How to inform the public of their rights in times of crisis

Join Jean-Paul Bevilacqua, Julie Mathews and Katie Sykes to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on access to justice in Canada. The discussion will centre around the establishment of new technological tools and services seeking to inform the public of their rights during a pandemic and around the impact that the pandemic has had […] Read more

Virtual Program Videos

Webinar : Jami, un outil de communication au service de la vie privée

Webinar in french only. The boom in teleworking in the context of a pandemic has shed light on the controversial and more or less controlled use of communications and personal data through the many tools at your disposal. In this webinar, we will present JAMI, an innovative Quebec-based communication application that places confidentiality and privacy […] Read more

Upcoming events

CANCELLED - Les robots et le mal

Presentation in french only. The Ethics Research Centre and the Cyberjustice Laboratory are pleased to welcome Alexei Grinbaum—ACT researcher—who will give a presentation entitled “les robots et le mal” which focus on the relationship between humans and digital technologies.   Des robots domestiques se font délateurs, des agents conversationnels injurient leurs interlocuteurs. Pire encore : des […] Read more

AI Workshop

ANNULÉE – Legal Text Analysis using AI | Chapter 3

This content is not available in the selected language. Conférence en anglais seulement Text and language are the core tools of the legal profession. Analyzing and understanding the information contained in textual documents, such as statutes, case law, contracts and doctrine, is one of the most important skill for any person in the legal field. […] Read more

Upcoming events

Ex Machina Lex: The Limits of Law's Computability

Join us for an AI and the Law talk with Dr Christopher Markou, who will consider the consequences of using machine learning to replicate core functions of legal systems. Abstract The use of machine learning (ML) to replicate aspects of legal decision making is already well advanced, with various ‘Legal Tech’ applications being used to model […] Read more

LexUM Chair Conference

ANNULÉE – Disorder in the Court: ODR and the New Opportunities for Access to Justice

This content is not available in the selected language. Dans le cadre de son cycle de conférences 2019-2020 « Démocratie, algorithme et information » qui vous propose de porter un regard critique et multi-disciplinaire sur les enjeux d’une société algorithmique dans laquelle se mêlent une confusion informationnelle et un recours grandissant aux outils algorithmiques pour effectuer diverses […] Read more

Upcoming events

Le rapport Le temps d’agir et la mise à niveau des lois sur les communications : pour une régulation raisonnée des activités se déroulant sur Internet

This content is not available in the selected language. Le Laboratoire de cyberjustice et la Chaire LexUM en information juridique sont heureux de recevoir le professeur Pierre Trudel (Faculté de droit, Université de Montréal) qui nous parlera du Rapport final du Groupe d’examen du cadre législatif en matière de radiodiffusion et de télécommunications publié en […] Read more

LexUM Chair Conference

Increasing access to justice by using artificial intelligence to interpret case law

This content is not available in the selected language. Dans le cadre du cycle de conférences Jeunes chercheurs, la Chaire LexUM en information juridique accueille Hannes Westermann, candidat au doctorat à l’Université de Montréal, qui présentera une conférence qui s’intitule « Increasing access to justice by using artificial intelligence to interpret case law » (En anglais). Read more