The University of Hong Kong Law and Technology Centre team behind the new sentencing prediction comprogram. Photo: Sam Tsang The University of Hong Kong Law and Technology Centre team behind the new sentencing prediction comprogram. Photo: Sam Tsang
The University of Hong Kong Law and Technology Centre team behind the new sentencing prediction comprogram. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong drug offenders get clearer view of options as new computer program scans thousands of cases to determine likely sentences

  • Created by the University of Hong Kong’s law and technology centre, the new system quickly compares decades of rulings against recent cases
  • It is hoped the new tool will be useful for lawyers and social workers often forced to rely on their own experience or research in guiding clients

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
The University of Hong Kong Law and Technology Centre team behind the new sentencing prediction comprogram. Photo: Sam Tsang The University of Hong Kong Law and Technology Centre team behind the new sentencing prediction comprogram. Photo: Sam Tsang
The University of Hong Kong Law and Technology Centre team behind the new sentencing prediction comprogram. Photo: Sam Tsang
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