Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Back in the USSR…Russia Actually

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 07:55

(thanks to sobaka.ru) In this photograph I’m comparing glasses with another delegate at the St Petersburg International Legal Forum. Actually we were at Legal Street, an event held by the Forum and the Russian Ministry of Justice and were being shot by a fashion magazine–Sobaka.ru, as you do. The last few months have been active, […]






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Thought Experiment: What Does the Uberization of Legal Practice Mean?

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 11:39

Yesterday I had lunch with Joanna Goodman, a journalist who writes for the Guardian and the Law Society Gazette on matters technological,¬†and we talked about the conservatism of law when it came to incorporating technology. This has led me to a thought experiment I’d like to try out here. First, a couple of assumptions: this […]






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The Irish Bar, Magna Carta and the Future of Law

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 at 14:48

(thanks to Irish show bands) I was asked to speak to the Irish Criminal Bar Association last week in conjunction with the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. Why not, I thought, I’ve given around twenty talks this academic year. One more is fine. It meant I would see the new criminal courts in Dublin, designed […]






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Are Machines Ethical? at ILEC VI in London

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 09:00

I gave my paper on “Are Machines Ethical?” which was based on this slide. It’s a work in development which will ultimately result in a paper. Paul Maharg of Australian National University blogged on the session that included my paper. He’s taken the topic in an interesting direction, even to the extent of quoting from […]






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ReInvent Law London Coming Soon

Thursday, May 8th, 2014 at 12:32

(Thanks to Margaret Hagan) For some the Chelsea Flower Show is the start of the London Season, while others know it is when the ReInvent Law London show rolls into town. My colleague, Lisa Webley, has issued an invitation to the next ReInvent Law London. This year Westminster Law School is hosting Reinventlaw London here […]






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