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eLaw Pre-University Course Wraps Up with Engaging Students’ Presentations

The pre-university course organized by eLaw, with the support of the Honours Academy concluded on Monday, March 18, 2024. Led by Carlotta Rigotti, the program provided students from various Dutch high schools with a rich tapestry of insights at the intersections of law, technology, and society.

Spanning several weeks, the course featured stimulating guest lectures by experts in their fields. Notably, Eduard Fosch-Villaronga, Raiz Shaffique, Marie Shwed-Shenker, Eva Nave, Dimitra Stefoudi, Marc van der Ham, and Friso Selten captivated stydents with their expertise, covering diverse topics such as social robotics, AI and criminal liability, and hate speech regulation.

The highlight of the final event were the group presentations, where students showcased their chosen technologies, highlighting their ambitions, limitations, and potential policy solutions. Each presentation sparked lively discussions during the following Q&A sessions, with audience members, including family and eLaw members, eagerly participating.

As the day drew to a close, participants gathered in the Leiden University Observatory's garden, savoring coffee and engaging in enriching conversations about the future. The event not only marked the end of a successful course but also fostered connections and enthusiasm for the evolving landscape of law and technology.

For more information about upcoming events and initiatives by eLaw and the Honours Academy, please visit their respective websites.

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