Digital Legal Lab

digital legal lab

interuniversity research centre on law & digital technologies

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Who We Are

About the digital legal lab

The Digital Legal Lab is a joint research network between Tilburg University, the University of Amsterdam, Radboud University Nijmegen and Maastricht University.

We bring together legal scholars, data scientists and academics from the humanities and social sciences to collaboratively explore the intersection of law, technology & society. Our joint research initiative – Digital Legal Studies – is funded through the Law Sector Plan of the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW).

issues we focus on

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What is the impact of AI, data, data science, automation and digitalisation on the legal system?
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What regulatory and legal challenges must be addressed to protect digital information, privacy and trust?
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How can digital technologies help manage the pandemic, while respecting fundamental rights such as privacy?
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How can the shift from human to automated decision-making be mapped, understood and perhaps even shaped?
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What challenges emerge when AI becomes embedded in healthcare, and how can fundamental values be safeguarded by the use of "code"?
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What is the role of human autonomy in a data-driven society, and how can it be protected?

join our upcoming events

28 April

Cybersecurity & Dispute Resolution webinar

The European Law Institute, the Radboud Universiteit and the UCLouvain jointly organize a series of lunch webinars on the relationship between cybersecurity and dispute resolution. Presentations will be given by academics and practitioners in the field of cybersecurity and will be followed by open discussions with the audience. The scientific coordination of the webinar series is led by Digital Legal Lab researcher Enguerrand Marique. Join us on 28 april 2021 for the first webinar: The EU responses to cyber-incidents, more regulation or more litigation?

19, 20 & 21 May

TILTing Perspectives: Regulating in Times of Crisis

On 19, 20 & 21 May, the TILTing Perspectives 2021 conference will take place, with many of the Digital Legal Lab’s researchers presenting, attending and organizing. We will share insights, exchange ideas and formulate, discuss and suggest answers to contemporary challenges related to technological innovation. Free registration is now open!