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AI: Supplement or Supplant?

Chief Judge Fred Lauten and Dr. Thomas Clarke explore the real and potential impact of artificial intelligence and data science on the judicial system

The foundation of every conceivable website and app is a computer analyzing data and developing algorithms. Artificial intelligence is everywhere and the field of data science is shaping our world. But, should it shape our courts? Join Chief Judge Fred Lauten and Dr. Thomas Clarke as they explore this question and discuss the impact of artificial intelligence and data science on the judicial system.


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In this episode

Frederick J. Lauten

Podcast Moderator

Judge Lauten is currently the Chief Judge for the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida. He has served as a Judge since 1993.

Thomas M. Clarke, Ph.D.

Vice President of Research & Technology, National Center for State Courts

Tom has worked for over 30 years as an elite researcher, applied statistician and technology manager. He is a leading expert in court technology.