Are Litigation Outcome Disparities Inevitable? Courts, Technology, and the Future of Impartiality

@inproceedings{Mentovich2020AreLO,
  title={Are Litigation Outcome Disparities Inevitable? Courts, Technology, and the Future of Impartiality},
  author={A. Mentovich and J. Prescott and Orna Rabinovich-Einy},
  year={2020}
}
This Article explores the ability of technology—specifically, online judicial procedures—to eliminate systematic group-based litigation outcome disparities (i.e., disparities correlated with the visible identity markers of litigants). Our judicial system has long operated under the assumption that it can only be “impartial enough.” After all, judges, like all human beings, harbor implicit biases that often are sizable, unconscious, and triggered automatically, and research indicates that… Expand

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