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Law for Computer Scientists and Other Folk

Mireille Hildebrandt


This book introduces law to computer scientists. Computer scientists develop, protect, and maintain computing systems in the broad sense of that term, whether hardware, software, or data. They may be focused on e.g. digital security, or on embedded systems, or on software science. The aim of this book is to convey the internal logic of legal practice, firmly grounded in legal theory. It attempts to bridge the gap between two scientific practices, and probe the middle ground to present a reasonably coherent picture of the grammar and vocabulary of law and the rule of law. This attempt is geared ... More

Keywords: computer scientists, computer science curriculum, computing systems, legal theory, law, computer science, cyberlaw, internet, rule of law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198860877
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198860877.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mireille Hildebrandt, author
Research Professor 'Interfacing Law and Technology', Free University Brussels