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Mention du “Best Paper Award” de la conférence JURIX2020 attribuée à un article rédigé par des membres du Laboratoire

Hannes Westermann, Jaromír Šavelka, Vern R. Walker, Kevin D. Ashley and Karim Benyekhlef - Director of the Cyberjustice Laboratory - co-authored a paper entitled "Sentence Embeddings and High-Speed Similarity Search for Fast Computer Assisted Annotation of Legal Documents" which received the Best Paper Award at the Jurix 2020 conference. Jurix Best Paper 2020 Announcement Abstract  […] Read more

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Publication | Generating Intelligible Plumitifs Descriptions: Use Case Application with Ethical Considerations

David Beauchemin, Nicolas Garneau, Ève Gaumond, Pierre-Luc Deziel, Richard Khoury, and Luc Lamontagne - professors at the Université de Laval - explore in this publication the ethical issues of access to judicial information. ABSTRACT  Plumitifs (dockets) were initially a tool for law clerks. Nowadays, they are used as summaries presenting all the steps of a […] Read more

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HEC Paris | Developing an Automated Compliance App to help Firms Comply with Privacy Regulations

David Restrepo Amariles — ACT researcher and associate professor at HEC Paris — is developing and testing with industrial partners an application using artificial intelligence methods, including machine learning, in order to verify a company's privacy documents and reinforce privacy. This application could serve consumers, lawyers, data protection officers, legal departments, and managers in auditing […] Read more

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Artificial Intelligence and the Law in Canada

Florian Martin-Bariteau and Teresa Scassa - law professors at the University of Ottawa - highlight the structural transformation of our society through the contribution of artificial intelligence and question how existing legal frameworks can or should adapt to this new technology. The book will be available in early 2021 in print, electronic and QuickLaw versions. […] Read more

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Regulating (Artificial) Intelligence in Justice: Normative Frameworks and the Risks Related to AI in the Judiciary with Giampero Lupo

Giampero Lupo - ACT researcher - will propose within the framework of a series of online seminars by the SRPP a web conference entitled "Regulating (Artificial) Intelligence in Justice: Normative Frameworks and the Risks Related to AI in the Judiciary " within the framework of the seminar "Normalizing Normativity (AI and Justice)" that will take […] Read more

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Report | To Surveil and Predict : A Human Rights Analysis of Algorithmic Policing in Canada

This report written by Kate Robertson—criminal defence lawyer and Citizen Lab research fellow—Cynthia Khoo—Citizen Lab research fellow and technology and human rights lawyer—and Yolanda Song,—lawyer at Stevenson Whelton LLP and pro bono research associate at the IHRP—examines algorithmic technologies that are designed for use in criminal law enforcement systems and the human rights implications of […] Read more