New Technologies and Law

About New Technologies and Law Research Group

The Research Group on New Technologies and Law of the Law Schools Global League (LSGL) is proud to announce that they will be initiating an ambitious project to produce an open access, joint, peer reviewed publication bringing together as many perspectives and global views as possible on the contemporary normative challenges that the convergence of technological innovation and self-reinforcing trends in robotics, artificial intelligence, algorithms and big data, hold for the law.

Group Publications

New Technologies and Law Research Group Paper 2014

New Technologies and Law Research Group Paper 2015

New Technologies and Law Research Group Paper 2016

Call for Application

Call for Papers

The Working Group on New Technologies and Law of the Law Schools Global League (LSGL) is proud to announce that they will be initiating an ambitious project to produce an open access, joint, peer reviewed publication bringing together as many perspectives and global views as possible on the contemporary normative challenges that the convergence of technological innovation and self-reinforcing trends in robotics, artificial intelligence, algorithms and big data, hold for the law.

All League Members – faculty, researchers and Ph.D. students – are invited to submit a 1- page proposal/abstract by 31 March 2017. Proposals will be analysed by  an  Editorial Committee and selected authors will be invited to further develop their proposals into full papers.  Participants  will  be  invited  to  present  their  proposals    for  discussion  and improvement in a ‘virtual workshop’ in June 2017.

The main goal of the LSGL New Technologies and Law group is to be able to publish the selected papers by the end of 2017.

  • The 1-page proposals can be sent by email to: Papadopoulos@up.ac.za on or before 31 March 2017.
  • Authors will be contacted by the Editorial Committee with results by 30 April
  • Selected authors are expected to deliver a 10-page draft article in June 2017 at the ‘virtual workshop’.

Group Members

Sylvia
Sylvia Papadopoulos
Chair
Sylvia Papadopoulos is a full-time senior lecturer in the Department of Mercantile Law at the University of Pretoria.
Ugo
Ugo Pagallo
Professor at University of Turin
Ugo Pagallo a former lawyer and current professor of Jurisprudence at the Department of Law, University of Turin (Italy).
Steve
Steve Cornelius
Professor in and Head of the Department of Private Law
Steve Cornelius is a professor in and Head of the Department of Private Law and Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property Law.
Colette
Colette Cuijpers
Associate Professor at Tilburg Institute for Law
Colette Cuijpers is an Associate Professor at TILT – Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society - Tilburg University, The Netherlands.
Claudio
Claudio Lucena
Professor at Paraíba State University
Claudio Lucena is a Professor and former Dean of the Law Faculty at Paraíba State University (UEPB) in Brazil.
Ludovica
Ludovica Poli
Assistant Professor at the University of Turin
Ludovica Poli is an Assistant Professor of International Law at the University of Turin, Department of Law, where she teaches Public International Law and European Court on Human Rights’ case law.
Eduardo
Eduardo Magrani
Professor at FGV School of Law
Eduardo Magrani is a full time Professor at FGV School of Law and Researcher at the Center for Technology and Society (CTS/FGV DIREITO RIO) since 2010.
Alexandre
Alexandre Pacheco da Silva
Professor at Getulio Vargas Foundation
Alexandre Pacheco da Silva is a professor and a researcher at Getulio Vargas Foundation Law School in São Paulo.