Rethinking Justice Hackathon
Making the world a better place is easier said than done. Ours is a shared world: citizens, businesses, states and institutions all face the same risks and challenges, and so there is a constant need for society to innovate – to find better ways of doing things. Ideally, this can be done in order to bring about more justice in the world.
What we mean by justice is simply more fairness, in the way in which citizens, civil society, businesses and public institutions interact with one another.
While thinking about broad theme has its advantages, we want to create a nurturing environment and mindset where someone with an idea can go ahead and do something about it. This is how the Rethinking Justice Hackathon came to life: students, staff and alumni from Maastricht University, as well as friends from the industry, coming together in a 24-hour hackathon to celebrate free thinking and enthusiastic doing.
Using cutting-edge data science tech to maximize fairness, reduce criminality, and improve the delivery of justice.
Increasing the fairness of conflict resolution arising online between sellers and buyers on eBay.
Rethinking opportunities and privileges in society by addressing people’s most pressing justice needs.
Courts of the future
Using technology in the courtrooms of the future, for justice that can serve the needs of future businesses.