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After the Pandemic: Digitalizing our courts

Episode Summary

Bonus Episode: Yves Faguy speaks with Karen Eltis, the author of “Courts, Litigants and the Digital Age,” about the pressing need to modernize our courts, the risks that come with it, and the precautions we should be taking.

Episode Notes

Bonus Episode presented by CBA National and CBA Futures: After the pandemic: The future of justice, Ep 4:

In this fourth episode, Karen Eltis talks about the rush to digitalize our courts system, the justice system’s reliance on private platforms, and why we need to think about the security of our data.

Karen Eltis is a law professor at Ottawa U and a faculty member at its Centre for Law, Technology and Society. She specializes in artificial intelligence, innovation law and policy, and cybersecurity. She is a past director of the Human Rights Research & Education Centre at Ottawa U and she has also been invited as a subject matter expert to inform the work of the CBA Task Force on Justice Issues Arising from COVID-19.

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