Putting the principles of the CEPEJ European Ethical Charter on the use of artificial intelligence in judicial systems into practice, with a certification perspective
23 September 2019, Athens, Lagonissi Resort, Meeting room Delphi, 9 am
Internal CEPEJ experts’ meeting chaired by Ms Merethe Eckhardt, member of the CEPEJ-GT-QUAL
· Opening of the meeting and presentation of the participants (15’)
· Presentation of the CoE initiatives and work on AI (15’)
· Short presentation of the CEPEJ Charter (15’) and explanation of the objectives and scope of the work to be undertaken by the CEPEJ as regards certification of AI-based tools intended for use in judicial systems (15’)
Review of the most widespread AI-based applications in Europe, as surveyed in the CEPEJ Charter (10’);
Presentation of the approach followed in the preparation of the three outlines prepared by IEEE (20’)
· Presentation of the outline on legal research and comments from the participants (1h)
· Presentation of the detailed outline on predictive justice and comments from the participants (1h30)
· Presentation of the outline on fact-finding and comments from the participants (30’ – more discussion if the Group decides that this application should be amongst the ones to be developed in this initial phase of work)
· Summary of the main comments and conclusions arising in the discussions (1h):
Further guidance needed as regards definition of some standards? If so which ones?
Should a distinction between different questions and evidence be introduced, based on their level of importance from a certification perspective?
Labeling or certification?
Any other important issues raised during the discussions?
· Work to be undertaken in the future (1h30):
Determination of the applications to be retained in this initial stage of work and definition of an order of priority;
Agreement on the structure and contents of the final output to be produced
Repartition of tasks among participants and deadlines (work to be finalized by March 2020, with the aim of adoption by the CEPEJ in June 2020).