(Webcast) The Risks of Bias in Artificial Intelligence

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Program Chair:
Justin E. Taylor
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

  • This CLE will explore recent case examples of legal liabilities raised out of the use artificial intelligence, specifically instances of potential biases in the use of facial recognition programs.  The program will be led by an expert legal panel which will focus on challenges facing government agencies and private companies that are in a position to collect data and rely on artificial intelligence programs.  The topics will also include guidance on best practices for entities collecting facial recognition data, relying on facial recognition in criminal cases, and using artificial intelligence in hiring processes.  Attendees will learn how biases in AI can occur, recent litigations regarding AI bias, and best practices for client guidance.

    The Panel for this event includes Former U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest (currently a Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP), Former IBM Executive Dr. John Kelly III, and Stephen Wu of Silicon Valley Law Group.

    Program Fee:
    Free For Members | $50 For Nonmembers

  • Hon. Katherine Forrest
    Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

    Dr. John E. Kelly III
    Former IBM Executive

    Stephen Wu
    Wilicon Valley Law Group

  • 12:00 – 12:10 p.m.
    Overview of Topic


    12:10 – 12:40 p.m.   
    Potential Biases and Their Sources

    • Understanding how AI can have biases.
    • Facial Recognition Usage and its Ramifications.
    • Case Scenario: Inappropriate Collection of Data (Examples: Calderon v. Clearview AI, Inc.; Mutnick v. Clearview AI, Inc.).


    12:40 – 1:15 p.m.
    Solutions for Clients and Government Entities

    • Case Scenario: Facial Misidentification and Potential Civil Rights Issues.
    • Additional Topics:
            • AI and Hiring Biases.
            • Guidance for Tech Clients Developing AI Programs.


    1:15 – 1:30 p.m.

  • New York: 1.5 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias
    New Jersey: 1.6 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias
    California: 1.5 Elimination of Bias
    Pennsylvania: 1.0 Professional Responsibility

  • Sponsoring Association Committee:
    Council on Intellectual Property, James R. Klaiber

    Co-Sponsoring Organization:
    Small Law Firm Center

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | aavila@nycbar.org