November 01, 2017

When Law and Ethics Collide with Autonomous Vehicles

By Stephen S. Wu

From time to time, busy practicing lawyers face ethical issues of the kind taught in professional responsibility law school classes and continuing legal education courses. However, they do not often discuss the kinds of general ethical issues that academics and professional moral philosophers take up. Recent developments in artificial intelligence and robotics, and autonomous driving in particular, have rekindled interest in ethics throughout the world, and especially in the United States.

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