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Social Robots Deserve Legal Rights

Robots are becoming more and more human, especially those robots designed for human social interaction. Because of this people are becoming attached to these social robots, to the point where humans are projecting human qualities onto these robots. And since it would be inhumane for us to brutalize things which humans have begun to treat as equals, we need to extend legal protection to these social robots.

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Jeremy Bentham Is Wrong

Jeremy Bentham conceived our laws as nothing more than a bundle of symbols, of which necessarily corresponded to empirical properties, that adjudicators were to merely read; that is, Bentham sought to alleviate adjudicators of all duties requiring interpretation by supposing words had a fixed reference. Not only is this view wrong, but it is also devoid of a coherent view on language.

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How Laws Benefit Society

How do laws benefit society? What are the advantages of law? These questions, though often taken for granted in public discourse, require some explanation. Why do we have laws?

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The Different Types of Courts

The U.S. Judicial system is quite complex and full of nuance. There are distinctions between trial and appellate courts, and there are also distinctions between federal and state judiciaries. Learn those differences.

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