Artificial intelligence predicts results of human rights trials with nearly 80% accuracy

Watch enough court TV, and you’d think that criminal trials were unpredictable, high-stakes battles of wit, with the scales of justice teetering precariously at all times. It turns out, most trials — international trials, at least — are fairly predictable. An international team of computer scientists developed an algorithm that can predict the outcomes of the European Court of Human Rights with high accuracy. By running a text analysis on the written content of court documents, the researchers were able to determine judicial decisions with 79% accuracy on average. Running an algorithmic analysis allowed the team to identify specific parts of the judicial system that are the most important. The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, FranceSource: Patrick Hertzog/Getty Images For example, the study revealed the truth about an underlying…


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