In the thirtieth article in Scottish Legal News' jurisprudential primer series, Benjamin Bestgen takes a look at fictional legal systems. See his last entry here.
Published 28 October 2020
Benjamin Bestgen considers how the law might grapple with nanoscience. See his last jurisprudential primer here.
Published 21 October 2020
In the third of his articles on free speech, Benjamin Bestgen stresses that freedom of expression must be examined in context. See his last piece here.
Published 7 October 2020
Benjamin Bestgen takes a timeous look at freedom of expression. See his last primer, on marriage, here.
Published 16 September 2020
Benjamin Bestgen examines the available options for punishing companies and questions whether our current laws are appropriate.
Published 2 September 2020
Benjamin Bestgen this week considers the moral obligations of companies. See his last jurisprudential primer here.
Published 26 August 2020
Benjamin Bestgen discusses the rights of animals in his latest jurisprudential primer. See last week's here.
Published 19 August 2020
Benjamin Bestgen considers the pitfalls of statistics in his latest jurisprudential primer. See last week's here.
Published 12 August 2020
In his latest jurisprudential primer, the third on neurolaw, Benjamin Bestgen details more technologies on the horizon which the law will have to get to grips with, including 'brainhacking' and 'memory engineering'.
Published 5 August 2020
Benjamin Bestgen considers 'mind-reading' technology and the law in his latest jurisprudential primer. Read the last one here.
Published 29 July 2020
In the first of his 'neurolaw' articles, Benjamin Bestgen looks at how the law might accommodate advances in cognitive technology. See his last primer here.
Published 22 July 2020
Benjamin Bestgen discusses the death penalty in this week's jurisprudential primer. See his last one here.
Published 15 July 2020
In part two of his primer on lie-detection, Benjamin Bestgen tells us what actually works. See part one here.
Published 8 July 2020
Benjamin Bestgen gives us the truth about methods of lie detection. See his last jurisprudential primer here.
Published 1 July 2020
Predictive policing is no longer just science fiction, as Benjamin Bestgen explains. See his last jurisprudential primer here.
Published 24 June 2020