Artificial intelligence predicted case outcomes with 79% accuracy by analyzing fact portrayal

Legal Technology Posted Oct 25, 2016 07:00 am CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Researchers were able to predict the results of human rights cases with 79 percent accuracy by using artificial intelligence to analyze the factual sections of published human rights judgments. The study, published in PeerJ Computer Science, found that the outcomes were best predicted by analyzing the “circumstances” section of a case—which includes factual background—along with the topics covered by the case and the language used, according to a press release. Publications covering the findings include the Wall Street Journal Law Blog, Law.com (sub. req.), the Guardian and Motherboard. The researchers examined 584 cases before the European Court of Human Rights with a machine-learning algorithm. They found that the court’s judgments were highly correlated to facts rather than…


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