Law, Technology and Innovation module (LW22020)

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Credits

10

Module code

LW22020

Law, Technology and Innovation

Aims

  • to understand the impact, role and application of technology in respect of legally sensitive areas and the practice of law
  • to analyse and evaluate innovations and assess their impact in relation to the law
  • to assess the limits and boundaries of regulatory and legal control and supervision of technology
  • to examine the societal and professional consequences of technological developments in a legal context

Examples of content

  • robotics, artificial intelligence, risk and liability
  • tomorrow’s Lawyers: Legal Practice and technology
  • cyberspace, cyberlaw and cloud computing

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