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“Information Extraction: Where are we?”, Fabian Suchanek (Télécom Paris)

Telecom Paris, room 0A214 19 place Marguerite Perey, Palaiseau, France

Speaker: Fabian Suchanek (Télécom Paris) Abstract: Information Extraction is the task of extracting structured information (such as entities and facts) from natural language documents. It is an important step in making legal documents (such as laws or contracts) available to a computer. In this talk, I will give an overview of how far information extraction

“Femtech’s Fallacy: How Reproductive Monitoring Undermines Women at Work”, Elizabeth Brown (Bentley University)

HEC Paris, Room S119 1 Rue de la Libération, Jouy-en-Josas, France

Hybrid format. For on-site attendance, please register with Olfa Mzita - Speaker: Elizabeth Brown (Bentley University) Discussant:  Matteo Winkler (HEC Paris) Paper: available here Abstract : As biometric monitoring becomes increasingly common in workplace wellness programs, there are three reasons to believe that women will suffer disproportionately from the data collection associated with it.

“The Theory of Artificial Immutability: Protecting Algorithmic Groups under Anti-Discrimination Law”, Sandra Wachter (University of Oxford)

Speaker: Sandra Wachter (Professor of Technology and Regulation Oxford Internet Institute) Paper: available here Abstract: Artificial intelligence is increasingly used to make life-changing decisions, including about who is successful with their job application and who gets into university. To do this, AI often creates groups that haven’t previously been used by humans. Many of these

“Computational Statutory Reasoning”, Nils Holzenberger (Johns-Hopkins University)

HEC Paris, Room S118 1 Rue de la Libération, Jouy-en-Josas, 78350, France

Speaker: Nils Holzenberger (Télécom Paris) Discussant: Ken Satoh (Japan NII) Abstract Statutory reasoning is the task of determining how laws apply to a legal case. This is a basic skill for lawyers, and in its computational form, a fundamental task for legal artificial intelligence systems. In this talk, I describe initial steps towards solving computational

Using Data Science to Study the U.S. Federal District Courts

HEC Paris, S121 - Building S - 1st Floor

Speaker: Charlotte Alexander, Georgia Tech Discussant: Gregory Lewkowicz, ULB - Smart Law Hub  This talk introduces the Systematic Content Analysis of Litigation Events (SCALES) project, a multi-year, multi-institution effort to create a free, publicly accessible archive of federal court records and data from the U.S. district courts. Working with a corpus of millions of docket