On September 21, 2020, the University of Michigan gave Matterhorn Founder J.J. Prescott it’s 2020 Distinguished Innovator of the Year award. It also hosted a panel, entitled Technology, Access to Justice, and Democratizing American Courts. The video of this event is now available.
- Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget McCormack
- J.J. Prescott, University of Michigan Law School Professor and Matterhorn Founder
- Jason Tashea, founder and director of Justice Codes, a nonprofit focused on the impact of technology in criminal justice systems
- Bernadette Atuahene, law professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, and a research professor at the American Bar Foundation
- Moderator: Luke Shaefer, the inaugural director of U-M’s Poverty Solutions program.
This panel discussion is part of a celebration honoring Matterhorn founder J.J. Prescott receiving the 2020 University Distinguished Innovator Award.