Seeking Transparency in Algorithmic Accountability with the Help of the SEC

By: Justin Chae | June 26, 2020

From the moment you wake up and check social media to the moment you end your day by streaming the latest binge-worthy TV show, chances are high that an algorithm is hard at work to help curate your “best life.” But the stakes are changing. Instead of simply recommending certain articles to read or movies […]

Reimagining Settlement with Multi-Party Computation

By: Alyson Carrel | May 19, 2020

Alyson Carrel is a Clinical Associate Professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.[1] Over the past four decades, scholars have debated the impact of private settlement on the broader public good.[2] However, advancing technology in multi-party computation (MPC) presents an option to reimagine how society settles disputes, transforming it from a debate mired in the […]

Managing Legal Innovation

By: Justin Chae | March 2, 2020

Innovation is a process that can be learned, practiced, and mastered. Applying Everette Rogers’s Diffusion of Innovations Theory to solve problems in the American legal industry may hold the key to addressing critical issues such as access to justice and overwhelming legal complexity. This post explores diffusion theory from a student’s perspective and through an […]

Coming of Age: AVs and the Privacy of Minors Who Ride Them

By: Doug Lavey | January 27, 2020

Every school day, millions of parents wave goodbye as their kids get on a bus or into a carpool to head to school. Now fast-forward 20 years and replace the driver with an autonomous driving system. Will parents be comfortable letting their kids get in that vehicle? Should a 15-year-old be able to order a […]