Future Challenges and Recommendations

  • Dwight StewardEmail author
  • Roberto Cavazos
Part of the Palgrave Advances in the Economics of Innovation and Technology book series (PAEIT)


The courts, both state and federal, will need to evolve as the use of Big Data grows in the United States. In the coming years, courts will no doubt see more Big Data analyses with even more data being analyzed. The techniques of statistics, and the supporting computing power, are improving at such a rate such that we can now analyze entire populations so the need in some cases for inferences based on samples is lessened. The technology surrounding Big Data is starting to disrupt how evidence is considered and in fact what constitutes evidence in the court setting. Some areas that are going to be important as courts make that evolution are discussed in this chapter.


Artificial Intelligence Smart Contracts Constitutional rights Privacy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.EmployStatsAustinUSA
  2. 2.Merrick School of BusinessUniversity of BaltimoreBaltimoreUSA

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