Law and Innovation: How does Technology Transform the Law?

Location: St Cross College, Lare Seminar Room
Date: Monday 2 December 2019
Time: 17:30-19:30
Price: Free
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Open to all current University of Oxford graduate students


In the St Cross College Innovation Society's launch event, we will discuss challenging, innovation-related legal questions with Doug Wigdor.

How should the judicial institutions in our society adapt to technological changes? How should the lawyers, judges, and attorneys adapt to the rapid pace of technological advancement? Will AI replace the attorneys, judges, and jurors?In this event, the St Cross College Innovation Society will discuss these questions with Mr Doug Wigdor, one of the leading US employment lawyers.The event is open to all graduate students of Oxford University.


  • 17.30 - 17.40: Welcome
  • 17.40 - 18.10: Discussion with Mr Wigdor on Technology and the Law
  • 18.10-18.40: Q & A with Mr Wigdor
  • 18.40-18.45: Closing remarks
  • 18.45-19.30: Informal discussion and networking


The St Cross College Innovation Society aims to provide the platform for open discussion and search for interdisciplinary and innovative solutions to the current global challenges.