Damien Riehl is a lawyer and technologist with experience in complex litigation, digital forensics, and software development. A coder since 1985 and for the web since 1995, Damien clerked for the chief judges of state and federal courts, practiced in complex litigation for over a decade, has led teams of cybersecurity and digital forensics investigations, and has led teams in legal-software development. An appointee of the Minnesota Governor’s Council on Connected and Automated Vehicles, he has helped recommend changes to Minnesota statutes, rules, and policies — all related to connected and autonomous vehicles. At Fastcase, Damien helps lead the design, development, and expansion of the Fastcase Legal Research Platform, integrating AI-backed technologies to improve legal workflows and to power legal data analytics.
AI is only as good as the information it is fed and the rules it follows. If sentencing criminals is not neutral in our courts, reliance on such a data set can have severe consequences. For an AI algorithm to follow this data, it will perpetuate and expand, the same bias. How can AI navigate […]