Will a computer ever be able to serve justice?

Thursday January 21st 2021, 5:30pm – 7pm UK time, on Zoom webinar

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Given the increasing interest in artificial intelligence and debate about its implication in our everyday life, we would like to consider if serving justice has something inherently human or if, on the contrary, a computer could serve a fairer, more unbiased justice.



Andrew Longmore was educated at Winchester College and Lincoln College, Oxford.  He was Called to the Bar in 1966 and took Silk in 1983.  A Judge of the High Court from 1993, he was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal in 2001.  Master Longmore was Middle Temple’s Autumn Reader in 2010.  Andrew enjoys fell walking. 

Prof Stefan Enchelmaier

Professor Enchelmaier studied law, philosophy, and Latin at the Universities of Cologne, Hamburg, and Edinburgh. He obtained his doctorate from the University of Bonn with a thesis on European competition law, and his habilitation from the University of Munich with a thesis on comparative Anglo-German personal property law. After a stint in practice, he held posts in Oxford (1997-2003); Max-Planck-Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Munich (2003-2008); and York (2008-2013). 

Miranda Saunamaki

Miranda grew up and was educated in Finland. She completed her undergraduate degree at King’s College London, graduating with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in Politics, Philosophy & Law in summer 2020. During her time at King’s her studies focused on decision-making from a legal, political, and economic perspective and she completed a research fellowship in cognitive biases in summer 2019 at the law school. Miranda currently pursues the Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) taught masters course at Lincoln College. Her studies focus on dispute resolution and decision-making on both private and public levels. She intends to return to London to qualify as an English solicitor.

Syed Ali

Syed is reading Law at St Antony’s College, Oxford. Their academic interests lie at the intersection of law and technology, in particular the potential for infusion of AI into the proposed Online Court and its impact on access to justice.

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