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The Ftc And Ai Governance: A Regulatory Proposal, Michael Spiro 2020 Seattle University School of Law

The Ftc And Ai Governance: A Regulatory Proposal, Michael Spiro

Seattle Journal of Technology, Environmental & Innovation Law

No abstract provided.


The Acquisition Of Scientific Evidence Between Frye And Daubert. From Ad Hominem Arguments To Cross-Examination Among Experts, Lorenzo Zoppellari 2020 University of Trento

The Acquisition Of Scientific Evidence Between Frye And Daubert. From Ad Hominem Arguments To Cross-Examination Among Experts, Lorenzo Zoppellari

OSSA Conference Archive

The Frye and Daubert rulings give us two very different ways to intend the relation between law and science. Through the contributions of Wellman and Walton, we will see how the main method to question the expert’s testimony before a judge deferent to science is to question her personal integrity by using ad hominem arguments. Otherwise, using Alvin Goldman’s novice/expert problem, we will investigate if other manners of argumentative cross-examinations are possible.


Technology’S Influence On Federal Sentencing: Past, Present, And Future, Matthew G. Rowland 2020 Maloney, Rowland and Associates, LLC

Technology’S Influence On Federal Sentencing: Past, Present, And Future, Matthew G. Rowland

Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice

The comprehensive reforms that govern today’s federal sentencing processes were fashioned nearly forty years ago. Those reforms were designed to address concerns regarding the effectiveness, transparency, and fairness of the preexisting indeterminant sentencing system. Today, criticisms are mounting against the very reforms that were once held out to save the sentencing process. The more determinant system is being accused of being biased against minorities, overly harsh, and costly.

This Article explores how the criminal justice system might look to technology and build on the practical experience from the indeterminant and determinant systems. Tools such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) can ...


Ethical Implications Of Forensic Genealogy In Criminal Cases, Solana Lund 2020 Pepperdine University

Ethical Implications Of Forensic Genealogy In Criminal Cases, Solana Lund

The Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law

The use of forensic genealogy to solve criminal cases is likely to increase in the coming years, especially given its success in solving cold cases. While its potential for good is impressive, there are also legitimate ethical concerns that need to be addressed. As society sees an increase in the use of forensic genealogy and DTC databases in criminal investigations as well as an increase in the media attention it garners, there will be more discussion regarding ethical implications. Legal scholars say that it is only a matter of time before courts weigh in on the privacy of DNA and ...


Is “Ethical Ai” A Red Herring?, Walker, Joshua 2020 Santa Clara Law

Is “Ethical Ai” A Red Herring?, Walker, Joshua

Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal

IS “ETHICAL AI” A RED HERRING


The Healthcare Privacy-Artificial Intelligence Impasse, Tschider, Charlotte A. 2020 Santa Clara Law

The Healthcare Privacy-Artificial Intelligence Impasse, Tschider, Charlotte A.

Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal

THE HEALTHCARE PRIVACY-ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IMPASSE


Congressional Committee Resources On Space Policy During The 115th Congress (2017-2018): Providing Context And Insight Into Us Government Space Policy, Bert Chapman 2020 Purdue University

Congressional Committee Resources On Space Policy During The 115th Congress (2017-2018): Providing Context And Insight Into Us Government Space Policy, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Article 1 of the US Constitution assigns the US Congress numerous responsibilities. These include creating new laws, revising existing laws, funding government programs, and conducting oversight of these programs' performance. Oversight of US Government agency space policy programs is executed by various congressional space policy committees including the House and Senate Science Committees, Armed Services, and Appropriations Committees. These committees conduct many public hearings on space policy, which invite expert witnesses to testify on US space policy programs and feature debate on the strengths and weaknesses of these programs. Documentation produced by these committees is widely available to the public ...


The Promise Of Machine Learning For Patent Landscaping, Toole, Andrew A., Pairolero, Nicholas A., Forman, James Q., Giczy, Alexander V. 2020 Santa Clara Law

The Promise Of Machine Learning For Patent Landscaping, Toole, Andrew A., Pairolero, Nicholas A., Forman, James Q., Giczy, Alexander V.

Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal

THE PROMISE OF MACHINE LEARNING FOR PATENT LANDSCAPING


When Laws Govern Laws: A Review Of The 2018 Discussions Of The Group Of Governmental Experts On The Implementation And Regulation Of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, Mitchell, Caitlin 2020 Santa Clara Law

When Laws Govern Laws: A Review Of The 2018 Discussions Of The Group Of Governmental Experts On The Implementation And Regulation Of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, Mitchell, Caitlin

Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal

WHEN LAWS GOVERN LAWS: A REVIEW OF THE 2018 DISCUSSIONS OF THE GROUP OF GOVERNMENTAL EXPERTS ON THE IMPLEMENTATION AND REGULATION OF LETHAL AUTONOMOUS WEAPONS SYSTEMS


Of Monopolies And Monocultures: The Intersection Of Patents And National Security, Duan, Charles 2020 Santa Clara Law

Of Monopolies And Monocultures: The Intersection Of Patents And National Security, Duan, Charles

Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal

OF MONOPOLIES AND MONOCULTURES: THE INTERSECTION OF PATENTS AND NATIONAL SECURITY


The Use Of Digital Millenium Copyright Act To Stifle Speech Through Non-Copyright Related Takedowns, Miller Freeman 2020 Seattle University School of Law

The Use Of Digital Millenium Copyright Act To Stifle Speech Through Non-Copyright Related Takedowns, Miller Freeman

Seattle Journal of Technology, Environmental & Innovation Law

In 1998, Congress passed the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. This law provided new methods of protecting copyright in online media. These protections shift the normal judicial process that would stop the publication of infringing materials to private actors: the online platforms. As a result, online platforms receive notices of infringement and issue takedowns of allegedly copyrighted works without the judicial process which normally considers the purpose of the original notice of infringement. In at least one case, discussed in detail below, this has resulted in a notice and takedown against an individual for reasons not related to the purpose of ...


Shifting Public Perception: Climate Change Means Living With Fire And Smoke, Robert Froembling 2020 Seattle University School of Law

Shifting Public Perception: Climate Change Means Living With Fire And Smoke, Robert Froembling

Seattle Journal of Technology, Environmental & Innovation Law

The urgency to prepare for the climate crisis has never been greater. We are currently living in the sixth mass extinction and the effects are only going to accelerate. We will inherit more wildfires, larger wildfires, and more frequent wildfires.

This piece is not meant to stoke fear in its readers or be depressing, but to shift public perception on what our future holds by evaluating the laws and science presented to us. This piece will look at regional and federal regulations and assess the increased rate of forest fires and the grave public health concerns from stagnant smoke specifically ...


When Worlds Collide: Protecting Physical World Interests Against Virtual World Malfeasance, Hilary Silvia, Nanci K. Carr 2020 California State University

When Worlds Collide: Protecting Physical World Interests Against Virtual World Malfeasance, Hilary Silvia, Nanci K. Carr

Michigan Technology Law Review

If a virtual-world-game character is cast upon real-world property without the consent of the landowner, inducing or encouraging players to trespass, is the virtual-world creator liable for damages? The United States Supreme Court has recognized that digital technology presents novel issues, the resolution of which must anticipate its further rapid development. It is beyond dispute that protective legislation will be unable to keep up with rapidly evolving technology. The burden of anticipating and addressing issues presented by emerging technologies will ultimately fall upon the businesses responsible for generating them. This duty was most notably adopted by the creators of Pokémon ...


Digitizing Scent And Flavor: A Copyright Perspective, Amara Lopez 2020 University of Michigan Law School

Digitizing Scent And Flavor: A Copyright Perspective, Amara Lopez

Michigan Technology Law Review

Should the flavor of a cheese fall under copyright protection? The Court of Justice of the European Union recently confronted this question in Levola Hengelo BV v. Smilde Foods. Although the court ultimately denied protection, its reasoning opened many doors for those seeking intellectual property protection for scents and flavors. The court implied that it was the subjective nature of a cheese flavor that bars it from enjoying the protection copyright affords, which begs the question of what would happen if there were a sufficiently objective way to describe a flavor.

Recent developments in technology have led to the digitization ...


Legal Issues For Blockchain In An Environment Most Unkind, Tyler Kirsch 2020 Golden Gate University School of Law

Legal Issues For Blockchain In An Environment Most Unkind, Tyler Kirsch

Blockchain Law

SpaceChain is looking to use an operating system based in blockchain for two purposes: first, it can be used to allow a constellation of satellites to communicate; and second, it can be used to ensure compliance to the rules set for the constellation.27 If a group of satellites launch with a smart contract that states both the purposes of the constellation parts and whole, outcomes can be coded into the satellites for compliance purposes.

SpaceChain is hoping, through the use of this OS, to make an “agnostic” jurisdiction. By this, SpaceChain is looking to not build a traditional jurisdiction ...


Limited Privacy In “Pings:” Why Law Enforcement’S Use Of Cell-Site Simulators Does Not Categorically Violate The Fourth Amendment, Lara M. McMahon 2020 Washington and Lee University School of Law

Limited Privacy In “Pings:” Why Law Enforcement’S Use Of Cell-Site Simulators Does Not Categorically Violate The Fourth Amendment, Lara M. Mcmahon

Washington and Lee Law Review

This Note proposes four factors courts should consider when asked to determine whether law enforcement’s use of a cell-site simulator constituted a Fourth Amendment search. The first asks courts to consider whether the cell-site simulator surveillance infringed on a constitutionally protected area, such as the home. The second asks courts to consider the duration of the cell-site simulator surveillance. The third asks courts to consider whether the cell-site simulator surveillance was conducted actively or passively. The fourth asks courts to focus on the nature and depth of the information obtained as a result of the cell-site simulator surveillance. If ...


Fmc Corp. V. Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Seth T. Bonilla 2020 Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana

Fmc Corp. V. Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Seth T. Bonilla

Public Land & Resources Law Review

In 1998, FMC Corporation agreed to submit to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes’ permitting processes, including the payment of fees, for clean-up work required as part of consent decree negotiations with the Environmental Protection Agency. Then, in 2002, FMC refused to pay the Tribes under a permitting agreement entered into by both parties, even though the company continued to store hazardous waste on land within the Shoshone-Bannock Fort Hall Reservation in Idaho. FMC challenged the Tribes’ authority to enforce the $1.5 million permitting fees first in tribal court and later challenged the Tribes’ authority to exercise civil regulatory and adjudicatory jurisdiction ...


Morrison And Cryptocurrencies: Is It Time To Revisit The Extraterritorial Application Of Rule 10b-5?, Eleanor B. Eastham 2020 University of Georgia School of Law

Morrison And Cryptocurrencies: Is It Time To Revisit The Extraterritorial Application Of Rule 10b-5?, Eleanor B. Eastham

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Finding Refuge: Blockchain Technology As The Solution To The Syrian Identification Crisis, Victoria Heather Barbino 2020 University of Georgia School of Law

Finding Refuge: Blockchain Technology As The Solution To The Syrian Identification Crisis, Victoria Heather Barbino

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Natural Cycles: When An Algorithm Digitally Mandates Your Sexual Health, Jacqueline Tran 2020 Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law

Natural Cycles: When An Algorithm Digitally Mandates Your Sexual Health, Jacqueline Tran

Science and Technology Law Review

No abstract provided.


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