The JURIST Digital Scholars Program aims to cultivate rising interdisciplinary talent at the crossroads of law, technology and public policy.
We invited the applicants to use JURIST’s extensive archive and Google Analytics data to test their hypothesis and apply their findings to a broader public.
In the summer of 2020, we selected an inaugural class of 15 Digital Scholars. They hail from Harvard Law School, Yale University, and Stony Brook University.
Their research investigated algorithmic bias, modeled the effectiveness of police reforms, predicted reader engagement with legal articles, applied Natural Language Processing to understand the US Supreme Court's decisions, compared data governance across countries, among other nascent topics at the frontier of law and technology.
The JURIST Digital Scholars Program would not be possible without the generous support of our dedicated team of external program mentors, who have had work and internship experience at Two Sigma, Datadog, Spotify, Facebook, JP Morgan and the US House of Representatives.