A.I. & Law

A.I & Law - Professor Tabrez Ebrahim

  • Course Number: LAW-215
  • Course Type: Highly Specialized
  • Credits: 2
  • Enrollment Limit: Determined by the Registrar
  • Description: Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly pervasive in areas of law, society, and business,including autonomous vehicles, autonomous weapons systems, business benefits, consumermanipulation, content moderation, criminal sentencing, data analytics, linkages, medicaldiagnostic algorithms, predictive policing, and law practice tools. This class will provide anintroduction to the term AI, how the law treats AI, and business and societal responses. We willconsider what AI is, how the law shapes its development and regulation generally, and implicationsin some specific subject matter areas. Readings will include legal scholarship, scholarship fromother fields, and cases, statutes, regulations, and other materials as appropriate. No technicalbackground is required, but students must be willing to engage with the technology. Class will becentered on robust discussion, guest lectures, readings, current events, and student/groupdiscussion questions.
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Evaluation Method: Research paper, individual project, group project, and participation
  • Capstone: no
  • WIE: no