Judges in Ohio county hope IBM's 'Watson' helps manage cases
August 20, 2017
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — You've probably seen IBM's Watson talking on TV commercials, but Montgomery County is part of a pilot project that would put the lightning-fast, artificial intelligence system into the hands of judges across the country.
Judge Anthony Capizzi said juvenile court cases now are more complicated by drugs and dysfunction within households. Getting the most out of technology is one way courts can get ahead of the opioid epidemic and the other crises that disrupt young lives, he said.
"As a judge you get so much information from so many different groups: probation officers,...