The Law Society’s Technology and Law Policy Commission hosted its final evidence session on Thursday 14 February at Chancery Lane. The Commission, led by Society president Christina Blacklaws alongside co-Commissioners Sofia Olhede (UCL) and Sylvie Delacroix (University of Birmingham), examined...:
- the use of algorithms in the justice system;
- the impacts on the rule of law;
- implications for data rights;
- whether our human rights framework is fit for purpose.
Witnesses at the London session included Richard Susskind, Jamie Susskind, Hannah Knox of UCL, David Powell of Hampshire Police and Judith Jones of the Information Commissioner's Office. Guest Commissioner Madhumita Murgia of the Financial Times also joined the session.
A video of the event and further information on the Commission are available here.