The Quest for Justice in a Time of Global Uncertainty

Fiona McLeod

Abstract


This paper draws upon two recent papers delivered by the author — ‘David Solomon Lecture: Accountability in the Age of the Artificial August 2019’, Brisbane; and the keynote presentation to the Australian Lawyers Alliance Conference ‘A Quest for Justice, Evolution or Catastrophe October 2019’, Port Douglas.


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A Articles/Books/Reports

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