Canada launches 6 year research initiative examining AI in the justice sector
Led by Professor Karim Benyekhlef, Director of the Cyberjustice Laboratory, and funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada’s (SSHRC) Partnership Grants program, ACT aims to increase access to justice through the use of artificial intelligence (AI).
With 45 researchers, 42 partners and 16 specific sub projects it’s safe to say that this is one of the largest research projects relating to the use of AI in justice systems in the world.
Lead by the Cyberjustice Laboratory, the ACT (Autonomy through Cyberjustice Technologies) research partnership aims to use artificial intelligence (AI) to prevent and resolve conflicts, to the benefit of justice stakeholders.
ACT brings together a team of 45 researchers and 42 partners representing the world’s leading research centres on the implementation and use of technologies in the field of justice (cyberjustice), litigants and legal professionals (justice stakeholders), and main users and purveyors of AI for justice in Canada.
Additional details can be found in the full press release.