The Annual ICLQ Lecture this year will be based on the paper 'Artificial Intelligence and the Limits of Legal Personality'by Professor Simon Chesterman, Dean of the Law Faculty of the National University of Singapore.
The article examines the debate whether artificial intelligence systems should be granted some form of legal personality as they increase in sophistication, and explores the fact that while most legal systems could develop a novel category of legal persons, such arguments are insufficient to show that they should.
The event, chaired by ICLQ Editor in Chief Professor Sir Malcolm Evans OBE KCMG, will also provide the opportunity to present the 2020 Early Career Prize to Javier Garcia Olmedo,for his article 'Recalibrating the International Investment Regime Through Narrowed Jurisdiction'' in Vol 69(2). Dr Garcia Olmedo will present his article and his wider research in conversation with Professor Evans, and will be given a certificate along with £250 worth of Cambridge University Press titles of his choice.
Professor Sir Malcolm Evans OBE KCMG
Professor Simon Chesterman, Dean of the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law
Event convened by Anna Riddell-Roberts, International and Comparative Law Quarterly Managing Editor.
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