Law and Artificial Intelligence

Section 1, Fall 22

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 20/20
Credits: 3
Days* Time Room Start Date End Date
  • MW
  • 1410-1530
  • WB121
08/31/2022 12/07/2022
*“R” means Thursday

Course Description

: Artificial Intelligence (AI) has begun to have profound effects on law and society. Topics will include: algorithmic bias, AI and privacy, tort liability for self-driving cars, autonomous weapon systems and the laws of war, and legal personhood for artificial intelligences. Introductory classes will include a primer on the present and future of AI technology.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Final Type (if any): None
Description: None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Evaluation will be based on short weekly reaction papers submitted directly to the instructor (not via EXPO).

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*If “Yes,” then students are required to submit a substantial research paper in this course, which means students do not need to submit any form to SRO for this paper to meet their upper-level writing requirement. If “No,” then students must submit a “special request” e-form to SRO (available via LawWeb) no later than five weeks after the start of the term for a paper in this class to be counted toward the upper-level writing requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

Schedule No.
122820598
Law No.
LAW7203
Modified Type
ABA Seminar
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Tuesday, November 29, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Friday, December 09, 11:59 PM
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