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Monday, February 17, 2020 | Evening Program
When Machines can be Judge, Jury, and Executioner: AI and Justice
Katherine Forrest P'22

Katherine B. Forrest P '22 is a partner in Cravath’s litigation department. She most recently served as a U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York and was the former deputy assistant attorney general in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Over the course of her career, Forrest has been regarded as a leader in legal issues relating to technology, including the digital environment, big data, and artificial intelligence. She regularly speaks on these topics and has a forthcoming book on artificial intelligence and justice issues. Forrest is a regular technology columnist for the New York Law Journal (“NYLJ”), and recently authored a chapter on emerging issues in copyright law and artificial intelligence in The Law of Artificial Intelligence and Smart Machines.

Forrest received a B.A. with honors from Wesleyan University and a J.D. from NYU School of Law where she co-teaches a course on Quantitative Methods and the Law.

Ms. Forrest is the featured speaker for CMC’s 2020 Family Weekend.