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September 12 - Byte-Sized Justice: Addressing AI Bias Through the Law


UNM Law Professor Series: Byte-Sized Justice: Addressing AI Bias Through the Law

Date: Thursday September 12, 2024
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Credits: 1.0 EIJ

This webinar offers an insightful exploration into the rapidly evolving domain of legal AI technologies, with a focus on addressing bias through legal frameworks. The session will delve into the ethical implications of these technologies, particularly concerning bias and fairness. Attendees will examine recent cases involving AI bias and explore practical tech solutions and legal strategies to mitigate these issues. Join us for a deep dive into how the law can navigate and address the challenges posed by AI bias, ensuring justice and equity in legal practice.


Sonia Gipson Rankin is a Professor of Law at the University of New Mexico School of Law, where she teaches Torts, Technology, and Family Law. Her work, combining a background in computer science with a focus on legal justice, has been published in the Washington and Lee Law Review, New York University Law Review Online, Nature Reviews Electrical Engineering, and Wisconsin Law Review. She is actively involved in the legal community, serving as an American Bar Foundation Fellow, a member of the New Mexico Supreme Court Commission on Equity and Justice, and a former president of the New Mexico Black Lawyers Association. Professor Gipson Rankin is part of the Interdisciplinary Working Group on Algorithmic Justice, advising on AI-related issues, and frequently speaks on topics such as AI, technology, algorithmic justice, and implicit bias. Her insights have been featured in media outlets like BBC World News, Reuters, NPR, and Yahoo! Finance, reflecting her commitment to inspiring justice and excellence.

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This program is available online only.  Accessing through a desktop or laptop is required; accessing via iPads or mobile devices with Internet capabilities is not recommended.

September 12, 2024
Thu 12:00 PM MDT

Duration 1H 0M

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