Dr James Popple is a Senior Member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. He was the inaugural Freedom of Information Commissioner for four years before being appointed to the AAT in 2015. Before that, James worked for 12 years in the Australian Attorney-General's Department. Before joining AGD, he was a judge's associate, then Deputy Registrar of the High Court of Australia.
James has degrees in law and arts, and is admitted as a barrister and a solicitor. He is also an Honorary Professor of the Australian National University (in the College of Law and the College of Engineering and Computer Science) where he conducted his doctoral research in artificial intelligence and law.
- artificial intelligence and law
- legal expert systems
- IT law
- court technology
- freedom of information