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Robot Law

Edited by: Ryan Calo, A. Michael Froomkin, Ian Kerr

ISBN13: 9781783476725
Published: January 2016
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £105.00



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Robot Law brings together exemplary research on robotics law and policy – an area of scholarly inquiry responding to transformative technology.

Expert scholars from law, engineering, computer science and philosophy provide original contributions on topics such as liability, warfare, domestic law enforcement, personhood, and other cutting-edge issues in robotics and artificial intelligence.

Together the chapters form a field-defining look at an area of law that will only grow in importance.

Subjects:
Robot Law
Contents:
PART I STARTING POINTS
Introduction
A. Michael Froomkin

1. How Should the Law Think about Robots?
Neil M. Richards and William D. Smart

PART II RESPONSIBILITY
2. Allocating the Risk of Physical Injury from “Sophisticated Robots”: Efficiency, Fairness, and Innovation
F. Patrick Hubbard

3. The Application of Traditional Tort Theory to Embodied Machine Intelligence
Curtis E.A. Karnow

4. Lawyers and Engineers Should Speak the Same Robot Language
Bryant Walker Smith

5. Delegation, Relinquishment and Responsibility: The Prospect of Expert Robots
Jason Millar and Ian Kerr

PART III SOCIAL AND ETHICAL MEANING
6. 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

7. The Application of a ‘Sufficiently and Selectively Open License’ to Limit Liability and Ethical Concerns Associated with Open Robotics
Diana Marina Cooper

8. The Roboticization of Consent
Sinziana Gutiu

9. Extending Legal Protection to Social Robots: The Effects of Anthropomorphism, Empathy, and Violent Behavior Towards Robotic Objects
Kate Darling

PART IV LAW ENFORCEMENT
10. Confronting Automated Law Enforcement
Lisa Shay, Woodrow Hartzog, John Nelson, Dominic Larkin and Gregory Conti

11. Do Robots Dream of Electric Laws? An Experiment in the Law as Algorithm
Lisa Shay, Woodrow Hartzog, John Nelson and Gregory Conti

12. Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire! Examining the Constitutionality of Enhanced Robot Interrogation
Kristen Thomasen

PART V WAR
13. Asleep at the Switch? How Killer Robots Become a Force Multiplier of Military Necessity
Ian Kerr and Katie Szilagyi

14. Jus nascendi, Robotic Weapons and the Martens Clause
Peter Asaro

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