Exploring some of the key legal implications for the coming age of robotic autonomous systems and AI and how they will impact upon society.
Insuring Driverless Cars
Chris Holder, Vikram Khurana, Ralph Giles, Robert Fett
The Government recently held a consultation on proposals to support Advanced Driver Assistan...
European Parliament considers regulatory regime for Robotics and AI
On Thursday 12 January 2017, the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament approved a draft resolution setting out proposed rules and recomme...
Robotics and law: Key legal and regulatory implications of the robotics age (Part II of II)
This article was first published in Computer Law & Security Review Volume 32, Issue 4, August 2016, Pages 557–576
In the previous e...
Liability and the Tesla incident
Chris Holder, Vikram Khurana, Ralph Giles
The tragic accident that caused the death of Joshua Brown involving a Tesla Model S vehicle ope...
Robots and data protection law
Robotics and law: Key legal and regulatory implications of the robotics age (Part I of II)
This article was first published in Computer Law & Security Review, Volume 32, Issue 3, June 2016, Pages 383–402
In this edition, we...
An introduction to robotics and law
Tech City News - FutureTech: The end of the world as we know it?
Rise of the Robot Surgeon
The idea of a robot autonomously diagnosing, caring for or operating on a human being is a fascinating (and possibly frightening) one. As with o...
Auto-Automaton: Liability and the Driverless Car
The English prefix auto is derived from the Ancient Greek αὐτo, meaning 'self', 'same' or 'spontaneous'. Fitti...
Rabota, roboti: towards a new definition for a new age of robotics
“The robot is going to lose. Not by much. But when the final score is tallied, flesh and blood is going to beat the damn monster.” –...
RoboLaw – ethical and legal implications of an emerging technology
What is the Robolaw Project?
The RoboLaw Project is an EU funded investigation into the ethical and legal issues surrounding the rapidly emerging t...