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Year: 2016

EVENT: Self-defence against non-State actors – Professor Christian J. Tams

On 4-5 November 2016, Professor Tams’ work on self-defence against terrorists will be discussed at an international workshop in Heidelberg/Germany.  Whether States can rely on self-defence to justify military strikes against terrorists is one of international law’s major controversies. Recent strikes against ISIS targets in Syria give it a particular topicality.  The Heidelberg workshop hosts […]

EVENT: AI and its impact on the legal profession

On Friday 30 June, leading minds from the law, politics and business debated the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the legal profession. Hosted by Thomson Reuters, Andrew Bodnar of Matrix Chambers and Mark Edwards of Rocket Lawyer argued that AI would fail to have a radical impact, wihile Dr Peter Waggett of IBM and […]