Could AI replace judges and lawyers?
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Could AI replace judges and lawyers?

An artificial intelligence system has correctly predicted the verdicts of cases heard at the European Court of Human Rights, with a 79% accuracy.

Lead researcher Dr Nikolaos Aletras, from University College London, told the Today programme the system would not spell the end of judges but could be used to prioritise cases most likely to involve human rights violations.

  • 24 Oct 2016