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Can/Should Computers Replace Judges?

20 Pages Posted: 9 Mar 2011  

Date Written: March 8, 2011


Speculates concerning judicial decision-making to test, at least theoretically, what some of the implications of jurisprudential advances might be. Proposes as the means of making this test a consideration of whether a computer may be so programmed as to replace the judicial function of judges.

Keywords: Jurisprudence, Judicial Decision-Making, Decision-Making (Cybernetic Approach)

JEL Classification: K10, K30

Suggested Citation

D'Amato, Anthony, Can/Should Computers Replace Judges? (March 8, 2011). Georgia Law Review, Vol. 11, 1977; Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-36. Available at SSRN:

Anthony D'Amato (Contact Author)

Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law ( email )

375 E. Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

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