Special Initiatives

  • 2021 Oct 07

    Redeeming Justice

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

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    Redeeming Justice draws from the lived experience of the project's co-authors who were sentenced to life without the possibility of parole (LWOP) over three decades ago and human rights law to argue for a right to redemption. The central argument is that all human beings are capable of change and that this should be reflected in the law, meaning that impermeable sentences like LWOP, which allow for no opportunity to revisit indefinite incarceration, amount to cruel and unusual punishment. The article will be published in the Northwestern Law Review in October. Please find a link...

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  • 2021 Nov 03

    2021 Symposium on Intercultural Digital Ethics

    Wed - Thu, Nov 3 to Nov 4, 9:00am - 1:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Recent advances in the capability of digital information technologies—particularly due to advances in artificial intelligence—have invigorated the debate on the ethical issues surrounding their use. However, this debate has often been dominated by ‘Western’ ethical perspectives, values and interests, to the exclusion of broader ethical and socio-cultural perspectives. Against this backdrop, the 2021 Symposium on Intercultural Digital Ethics will bring together a range of cultural, social and structural perspectives on the ethical issues relating to digital information technologies, with...

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