Law, Technology and Innovation module (LW22020)
Learn about the theoretical concepts and legal implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI), cyberspace, data technologies etc. plus existing legal responses.
This module explores the theoretical concepts and legal implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI), cyberspace, data technologies, and other technologies.
It also covers existing legal responses and current and emerging technologies relevant to the legal field as well as their potential influence on future legal practice.
What you will learn
In this module, you will:
- explore key legal debates surrounding new technologies and innovations such as AI and blockchains
- refine your analytical skills to evaluate technological innovations concerning the law
- examine the boundaries and limitations of regulatory and legal control over technology
- learn about the societal and professional impacts of technological advancements within the legal realm
Additionally, students will have the opportunity to gain insights from legal professionals who will shed light on how technologies are reshaping the practice of law “on the ground’’.
Assignments / assessment
- two online tests (100%)
- one overall pass/fail grade
Teaching methods / timetable
This module is delivered through blended learning with a combination of online resources, recorded lectures, online chat, independent study, and a small number of on-campus lectures.
This module is available on following courses: