Robot Law

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M. Ryan Calo, Michael Froomkin, Ian R. Kerr
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016 - TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING - 402 pages
How should the law think about robots? / Neil M. Richards and William D. Smart -- Allocating the risk of physical injury from "sophisticated robots" : efficiency, fairness, and innovation / Patrick Hubbard -- The application of traditional tort theory to embodied machine intelligence / Curtis E.A. Karnow -- Lawyers and engineers should speak the same robot language / Bryant Walker Smith -- Delegation, relinquishment and responsibility : the prospect of expert robots / Jason Millar and Ian Kerr -- The open roboethics initiative and the elevator-riding robot / AJung Moon, Ergun Calisgan, Camilla Bassani, Fausto Ferreira, Fiorella Operto, Gianmarco Veruggio, Elizabeth A. Croft and H.F. Machiel Van der Loos -- The application of a 'sufficiently and selectively open license' to limit liability and ethical concerns associated with open robotics / Diana Marina Cooper -- The roboticization of consent / Sinziana M. Gutiu -- Extending legal protection to social robots : the effects of anthropomorphism, empathy, and violent behavior towards robotic objects / Kate Darling -- Confronting automated law enforcement / Lisa A. Shay, Woodrow Hartzog, John Nelson, Dominic Larkin and Gregory Conti -- Do robots dream of electric laws? : an experiment in the law as algorithm / Lisa A. Shay, Woodrow Hartzog, John Nelson and Gregory Conti -- Examining the constitutionality of robot-enhanced interrogation / Kristen Thomasen -- Asleep at the switch? : how killer robots become a force multiplier of military necessity / Ian Kerr and Katie Szilagyi -- Jus nascendi, robotic weapons and the martens clause / Peter Asaro.

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Edited by Ryan Calo, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Washington School of Law, A. Michael Froomkin, Laurie Silvers & Mitchell Rubenstein Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law, US and Ian Kerr, Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law & Technology, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, Canada

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