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dc.contributor.authorDrake, Archie
dc.contributor.authorKeller, Perry
dc.contributor.authorPietropaoli, Irene
dc.contributor.authorPuri, Anuj
dc.contributor.authorManiatis, Spyros
dc.contributor.authorTomlinson, Joe
dc.contributor.authorMaxwell, Jack
dc.contributor.authorFussey, Pete
dc.contributor.authorPagliari, Claudia
dc.contributor.authorSmethurst, Hannah
dc.contributor.authorEdwards, Lilian
dc.contributor.authorBlair, Sir William
dc.identifier.citationDrake , A , Keller , P , Pietropaoli , I , Puri , A , Maniatis , S , Tomlinson , J , Maxwell , J , Fussey , P , Pagliari , C , Smethurst , H , Edwards , L & Blair , S W 2021 , ' Legal contestation of artificial intelligence-related decision-making in the United Kingdom : reflections for policy ' , International Review of Law, Computers & Technology , vol. Latest Articles .
dc.identifier.otherRIS: urn:6B627211239DFE35B4140B291B110C8E
dc.descriptionKing’s College London work for this paper was supported by the EPSRC under the Trust in HumanMachine Partnership (THuMP) project (EP/R033722/1). University of Essex work for this paper was supported by the Economic and Social Research Council under the Human Rights and Information Technology in the Era of Big Data (HRBDT) project (ES/M010236/1).en
dc.description.abstractThis paper considers legal contestation in the UK as a source of useful reflections for AI policy. The government has published a 'National AI Strategy', but it is unclear how effective this will be given doubts about levels of public trust. One key concern is the UK's apparent ?side-lining? of the law. A series of events were convened to investigate critical legal perspectives on the issues, culminating in an expert workshop addressing five sectors. Participants discussed AI in the context of wider trends towards automated decision-making (ADM). A recent proliferation in legal actions is expected to continue. The discussions illuminated the various ways in which individual examples connect systematically to developments in governance and broader 'AI-related decision-making', particularly due to chronic problems with transparency and awareness. This provides a fresh and current insight into the perspectives of key groups advancing criticisms relevant to policy in this area. Policymakers? neglect of the law and legal processes is contributing to quality issues with recent practical ADM implementation in the UK. Strong signals are now required to switch back from the vicious cycle of increasing mistrust to an approach capable of generating public trust. Suggestions are summarised for consideration by policymakers.
dc.relation.ispartofInternational Review of Law, Computers & Technologyen
dc.subjectPublic policyen
dc.subjectArtificial intelligenceen
dc.subjectK Lawen
dc.subjectT Technologyen
dc.titleLegal contestation of artificial intelligence-related decision-making in the United Kingdom : reflections for policyen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. School of Managementen
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden

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