Ho Appointed to NAIAC; Awarded Prize

Daniel Ho, William Benjamin Scott and Luna M. Scott Professor of Law, associate director of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, and director of the Regulation, Evaluation, and Governance Lab (RegLab), was appointed to serve a three-year term as a member of the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee (NAIAC), which is advising the White House on AI policy.

Additionally, the RegLab-Santa Clara County Public Health Department collaboration was awarded the Innovative Practice Gold Award for “the highest level of program innovation” to serve “community during the COVID-19 pandemic” by the National Association of County and City Health Officials.

And a paper co-authored by Ho and students, “When Does Pretraining Help? Assessing Self-Supervised Learning for Law and the CaseHOLD Dataset of 53,000+ Legal Holdings,” was awarded the 2021 Carole Hafner Best Paper Prize at the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law.