Automating Bias: Cardozo Law Review 2023 Symposium

Cardozo Law Review, The Samuel & Ronnie Heyman Center on Corporate Governance, The Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy and the Jacob Burns Center for Ethics in the Practice of Law are pleased to present the 2023 Cardozo Law Review Symposium: Automating Bias.

This symposium explored the use of artificial intelligence (AI), the use of this technology in consumer credit markets, and the legal and policy issues surrounding these practices.

To access the symposium flyer, event invitation, and video recording, simply follow the links provided.

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Wednesday, January 25th
9:30 AM

Editor-In-Chief and Dean's Welcome Remarks

Sarika Andavolu, Cardozo Law Review
Melanie B. Leslie, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

9:30 AM - 9:35 AM

9:35 AM

Introductory Remarks

Matthew Adam Bruckner, Howard University School of Law

Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

9:35 AM - 9:55 AM

9:55 AM

Panel One: Scoping Credit Discrimination in the Age of AI

David G. Carlson, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Talia Gillis, Columbia Law School
Ted Janger, Brooklyn Law School
Mike Pierce, Student Borrower Protection Center

Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

9:55 AM - 11:05 AM

This panel will examine how the rise of AI in consumer credit markets expands the meaning of discrimination and fairness in lending.

11:15 AM

Panel Two: Programming Fairness

Pamela Foohey, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Dan Björkegren, Brown University
Nat Hoopes, Upstart
Melissa Koide, FinReg Lab
Nizan Packin, Baruch College

Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

This Panel will examine technical solutions for mitigating discrimination risks in consumer credit markets arising from the use of AI.

1:00 PM

Lunch and Keynote: Fair Lending and the CFPB

Patrice Ficklin, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Carol Evans, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2:40 PM

Panel Three: Regulating Fair Lending

Creola Johnson, Ohio State College of Law
Kathleen Engel, Suffolk University Law School
Cassandra Harvard, University of South Carolina School of Law
Colin Hector, Federal Trade Commission
Vijay Raghaven, Brooklyn Law School

Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

2:40 PM - 4:10 PM

This panel will explore regulatory responses to the discrimination and fairness risks generated by the increasing use of AI in consumer credit markets.

4:10 PM

Closing Remarks

Nikita Aggarwal, University of California, Los Angeles

Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

4:10 PM - 4:45 PM