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    IACL Younger Scholars Forum (Fukuoka, 25 July 2018) – A Brief Overview

    7 August 2018
    ‘Technology and Innovation: Challenges for Traditional Legal Boundaries’ Workshop The 20th Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL) took place this year in Fukuoka, Japan, between 22-28 July. Apart from bringing together established comparative law scholars from different fields and jurisdictions, the Congress also hosted the first edition of the IACL Younger Scholars Forum, convened by Richard Albert(Professor of Law at the University of Texas at Austin), the former president of the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society...
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    Cambridge Analytica and the concept of fairness by design

    23 July 2018
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    Balboni in Law
    Just a few days ago the ICO published its “Investigation into the use of data analytics in political campaigns Investigation update” report that provides details with respect to the office of Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham’s investigation of the widespread use of data analytics in electoral campaigns.
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    SMECC: the future of effective child abuse prevention?

    17 July 2018
    SMECC stands for School, Minimum standard, Education, Child-friendly policy and care-Continuum. Imagine SMECC as a flat drawing of a house. The regulatory backstop is the minimum standard in family litigation for competent parenthood – far on the horizon, however, a necessary fundament of human rights. (This blog is Dutch only)
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    Bob Dylan and the law

    12 July 2018
    There was a time when much of the writing about Bob Dylan’s work consisted of the hagiographic musings of eccentric obsessives known as ‘Dylanologists’. In more recent years, however, analysis of Dylan’s body of work has become a more respectable pursuit, no doubt assisted by Dylan’s acquisition of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016.
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