Ketanji Brown Jackson, Biased Algorithms, Helping Ukraine


Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, with President Biden after her confirmation to the US Supreme Court last year, will give the 2023 BU School of Law convocation address in May.
Photo courtesy: AP / Andrew Harnik

Supreme Court Justice Kentanji Brown Jackson To Address BU School of Law Convocation

“You want your students exposed to people who not only do well career-wise, but also do good in their lives. Justice Jackson is a great role model for our students,” said BU School of Law Dean Angela Onwuachi-Willig. Jackson will participate in the school’s May commencement ceremony.

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Ngozi Okidegbe is an Associate Professor of Law and an Assistant Professor of Computing & Data Sciences at Boston University.

Algorithms Were Supposed to Reduce Bias in Criminal Justice—Do They?

Data can discriminate, says Professor Ngozi Okidegbe, the first dual-appointed professor to the BU School of Law and the BU Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences.

Learn how algorithms can replicate bias


Daria Bogatova (GRS’29,’29) and Dmytro Bogatov (GRS’22,’22) say the February 2022 invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces is a moment they’ll never forget. Their dog, HIMARS, is named for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, a weapon that has been essential to Ukraine’s battle against Russia.
Photo by Jake Belcher.

One Year after the Invasion of Ukraine, the War Has Transformed Life for This BU Couple

Daria Bogatova (GRS’29,’29) and Dmytro Bogatov (GRS’22,’22) have launched the nonprofit Mriya to help their fellow Ukrainians.

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