Human Rights Law Centre

Old laws for new (algorithmic) tricks

B55 Law & Social Sciences Building
Wednesday 5th December 2018 (14:00-15:00)

Marion Oswald, founder and director of the Centre for Information Rights and a Senior Fellow in Law at the University of Winchester, will visit Nottingham on Wednesday 14 November to deliver a guest lecture on Old laws for new (algorithmic) tricks: How administrative law can guide our algorithm-assisted future.

She is a solicitor (non-practising), with previous experience in legal management roles within private practice, international companies and UK central government including national security.  She has worked extensively in the fields of data protection, freedom of information and information technology, having advised on a number of information technology implementations, data sharing projects and statutory reforms.  She publishes and speaks on the interaction between law and digital technology and has a particular interest in the use of information and innovative technology by the public sector.  Recent publications include Oswald (2018) ‘Algorithmic-assisted decision-making in the public sector: framing the issues using administrative law rules governing discretionary power’ Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A and Oswald, Grace, Urwin & Barnes (2018) 'Algorithmic risk assessment policing models: lessons from the Durham HART model and ‘Experimental’ proportionality' Information & Communications Technology Law. She is a member of the National Statistician’s Data Ethics Advisory Committee and a member of the Royal Society Working Group on Privacy Enhancing Technologies

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