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Law + Computation: An Algorithm for the Rule of Law and Justice? - Northwestern University Academic Symposium
Friday, Feb. 5, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm CST (Chicago time)

Co-organized by the Northwestern Law and Technology Initiative and the Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property

Computation is poised to transform legal services, legal systems, and the law itself. Making the most of innovation and technology, and understanding the benefits and risks, requires deep collaboration between computer scientists and legal professionals (lawyers, academics, etc.). This interdisciplinary symposium brings together researchers working at the intersection of law and computation to explore the effects of computation on law.

Keynote Speaker: Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack

Panels
• Computation and Legal Services
• Computation and Legal Systems
• Computation and Law and Regulation

Speakers include:
• Kevin Ashley, Law Prof., CS Adjunct Prof., U. of Pittsburgh
• Aloni Cohen, Postdoc. Assoc., Boston U. Law & CS
• David Engstrom, Law Prof., Stanford Law School
• Sorelle Friedler, CS Prof., Haverford College
• Paul Gowder, Law Prof., Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
• Maura Grossman, CS Research Prof., U. of Waterloo
• Mireille Hildebrandt, Research Prof. on “Interfacing Law and Technology,” Vrije U. Brussels (VUB)
• Sarah Lawsky, Law Prof., Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
• John McGinnis, Law Prof., Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
• Jamie Morgenstern, CS Prof., U. of Washington
• Laura Pedraza-Fariña, Law Prof, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
• Daniel B. Rodriguez, Law Prof., Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
• John Villasenor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Public Policy, Management, and Law Prof., UCLA

NU Moderators & Respondents include:
• Amparo Grau, Law Prof.
• Kris Hammond, CS Prof.
• Jason Hartline, CS Prof.
• Samir Khuller, CS Chair & Prof.
• Daniel W. Linna Jr., Law & Engineering Prof.
• Xiao Wang, CS Prof.

Research Workshop - Sat., Feb. 6, 9:00 am to noon CST (Chicago time)
• Separate registration - Details TBA

Feb 5, 2021 09:00 AM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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