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The Influence of Technological Advancements on Legal Theory

In the first of our QUT Global Law, Science and Technology Seminar Series for 2023, Professor Joseph David discussed the influence of technological advancements on legal theory. Abstract: As society continues to advance technologically, our legal frameworks are faced with an array of multifaceted challenges spanning various dimensions…

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Law, Technology and Humans Volume 4 Issue 2

A new issue of Law, Technology and Humans has been published. Volume 4(2) includes articles from the symposium Jurisprudence of the Future. These contributions bring together science fiction, justice and law: Folúkẹ́ Adébísí uses examples of Black science fiction and Afrofuturism to address inequalities of race in the…

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Gendered impacts during the COVID-19 pandemic

In this fifth seminar of our 2022 series, co-hosted with the Australian Centre for Health Law Research (ACHLR), Professor Sara Davies discussed how gender roles determined women’s risk exposure. These findings demonstrate an urgent need to introduce crisis response measures that differentiate the gendered social and economic impacts…


The Law and Science of Technologies of Human Milk

In the third seminar of our QUT Global Law, Science and Technology Seminar Series, Professor Mathilde Cohen provided insight into the argument that human milk itself has become a “technology.” Abstract: Legal scholar Kara Swanson has argued that with the emergence of human milk banking in the 1910s,…