Medical News AI learns to predict the outcomes of human rights court cases
By Donna Lu
Judges at the European Court of Human Rights in StrasbourgJEAN-FRANCOIS BADIAS/AFP/Getty Images
Artificial intelligence is predicting the outcome of court cases about human rights violations.
This adds to the growing role of AI in law. From next year, robot judges are set to be introduced in small claims courts in Estonia to moderate disputes of less than €7,000. In the US, algorithms are being used in sentencing decisions, and lawyers also use AI to analyse texts to answer legal questions and identify relevant past court case decisions.
Nikolaos Aletras at the University of Sheffield in the UK and …