LawTech: Time for a cybernetic legal ethics?

The following is an updated and somewhat expanded version of a talk I gave at a recent CILEX roundtable on law and technology. I am sometimes sceptical, but basically a proponent of innovation in legal services. I believe that the application of technology, principles of design, and learning from the behavioural sciences in particular will … Continue reading LawTech: Time for a cybernetic legal ethics?

Jot on Quiet Egocentricity and Ethics

Jotwell, well worth following, it has a series on legal professions, has published a 'jot' what I wrote on Yuval Feldman's book The Law of Good People: Challenging States’ Ability to Regulate Human Behavior (2018). It begins: The fascinating case made by Yuval Feldman’s recent book is that most wrongdoing is done by good people who, too frequently, … Continue reading Jot on Quiet Egocentricity and Ethics

Dreaming up iniquitous defences: why X v Y goes beyond pub talk

@Crimegirl has been posing a very entertaining series of tweets on the daft things clients do. This one is not the most entertaining one* but it caught my eye… [* I think this one is the funniest one, should you be interested.] The tweet was nearly perfectly timed to coincide with the publication of X … Continue reading Dreaming up iniquitous defences: why X v Y goes beyond pub talk