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Giuseppe Contissa

Adjunct Professor

Department of Legal Studies

Research fellow

"A. Gaudenzi and G. Fassò" Interdepartmental Centre for Research in the History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Law and in Computer Science and Law (CIRSFID)

Short Bio

Giuseppe Contissa is contract Professor in Legal Informatics at LUISS University, Rome (Italy) (2012- to date). Researcher at the European University Institute (EUI), Florence (Italy) (2011-2016). Contract Professor in Logic and Legal Informatics at the Leonardo da Vinci University, Pescara (Italy (2012- to date).

He was Post-Doctoral Fellow (Max Weber Programme) at the EUI (2010-2011), and Resident Fellow at the Stanford Center for Computers and the Law (CodeX), Stanford University, USA (2009); Contract Researcher at CIRSFID, University of Bologna (2006 – 2008). In 2006 he received his PhD in Legal Informatics and Computer law from University of Bologna, where he is currently a researcher at CIRSFID.

His research interests include:

• Legal informatics, especially artificial intelligence & law, computable models of legal reasoning and knowledge;

• Legal theory, especially legal reasoning, legal logic, legal arguments, game-theory and the law, legislative drafting.

• Law and technology, in particular legal issues of robotics, liability and automation in socio-technical systems, (air traffic management and autonomous vehicles).

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Centro interdipartimentale di ricerca in storia del diritto, filosofia e sociologia del diritto e informatica giuridica "A. Gaudenzi e G. Fassò" (CIRSFID)
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