Using algorithms to deliver justice – bias or boost?

The growing use of algorithms in the justice system raises many questions with few easy answers, the Law Society of England and Wales said as it launched a public policy commission to explore the impact of technology and data on human rights and justice. Law Society vice president and commissioner Christina Blacklaws said: “Big data … Continue reading Using algorithms to deliver justice – bias or boost?

Roman Catholic School Board Settles Human Rights Case to Stop Subjecting Students to “Creed-based Pressure”

In a case with province-wide implications, a former high school student from Midland, Ontario reached a settlement with her local Catholic school board and the Ontario Catholic School Trustees Association that will guarantee students "the right to be free from creed-based pressure" when making requests to be exempt from religious courses, programs or activities. In … Continue reading Roman Catholic School Board Settles Human Rights Case to Stop Subjecting Students to “Creed-based Pressure”