Michael Curtotti is the Principal Lawyer at ANUSA and PARSA and an Honorary Lecturer Level B in the ANU Research School of Computer Science. In 2016 he completed a PhD in computer science on the topic ''Enhancing the Communication of Law: A Multidisciplinary Investigation Applying Information Technology". During his PhD Michael worked with fellow researchers at ANU and Cornell University to undertake an online citizen science project collected around 45,000 user assessments of the readability of law. He has worked with researchers at Aalto University on the visualization of law. Previously, Michael has worked as a Senior Lawyer in the ANU Legal Office and as Associate Legal Counsel at the University of Western Sydney and he has run his own intellectual property law practice. Earlier in his career, Michael worked in the human rights sector for the Australian Baha'i Community, and served as Secretary of the Australian Forum of Human Rights Organisations, undertaking advocacy on issues such as racism, human rights education and religious persecution. He is Vice Chair of the Human Rights Council of Australia. He has worked in legal and policy roles in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (including in respect of the ozone layer, the Antarctic Treaty and climate change) and in the Royal Australian Navy. He holds a Master of International Law (ANU) and a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (UNSW). His research interests include legal informatics and the human rights of non-citizens.
Michael's phd related publications can be accessed at his ANU researcher page https://researchers.anu.edu.au/researchers/curtott...
Non-phd related publications can be accessed at his academia page https://anu-au.academia.edu/MichaelCurtotti
legal informatics, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, machine learning in application to the law, discrimination against non-citizens, human rights. For more information see: http://cs.anu.edu.au/people/Michael.Curtotti/