Judges still needed as AI takes over some roles: Judge

JUSTICE AEDIT ABDULLAH
JUSTICE AEDIT ABDULLAH

S'pore Law Review guest speaker paints future of justices in tech-driven courts

When Justice Aedit Abdullah applied to join the Singapore Law Review 28 years ago as an undergraduate, he was rejected. But last week, the review invited him to deliver its 30th annual lecture.

Justice Aedit's lecture at the National University of Singapore's law faculty, titled "The Obsolescent Judge", was a departure from topics on well-established legal matters in the preceding years, like prosecutorial discretion and the death penalty by Attorney-General Lucien Wong and Justice Steven Chong respectively.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 22, 2018, with the headline 'Judges still needed as AI takes over some roles: Judge'. Print Edition | Subscribe