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Keith Porcaro is a lawyer and technologist. His work focuses on how technology mediates legal decision-making. Keith is an expert in digital governance: he has helped hospitals, labor unions, companies, and governments to build better decision-making systems for sensitive, critical data. In addition, Keith builds interactive training and teaching tools that focus on how interface design influences perceptions of rules and risk. 

Previously, Keith co-founded Digital Public, a data governance firm, and was CTO/General Counsel at SIMLab. He is a former fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center, affiliate at Duke’s Center on Law and Technology, and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center. He has a JD from Duke University and is licensed to practice law in California.




Simulating algorithmic risk assessments at pretrial

A legal education simulation puts students in the role of a county judge at a bail hearing, and prompts them to detain or release individual defendants pending trial.

Jan 8, 2019
SAGE Ocean

How technology fails us, and what we can do about it

Keith Porcaro presents his work on data trusts, a legal tool for governing and protecting digital movements.

Jun 28, 2018