Jurisprudence



Benjamin Bestgen: Neurolaw – mental privacy

Benjamin Bestgen considers 'mind-reading' technology and the law in his latest jurisprudential primer. Read the last one here.

Published 29 July 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Neurolaw – cognitive liberty

In the first of his 'neurolaw' articles, Benjamin Bestgen looks at how the law might accommodate advances in cognitive technology. See his last jurisprudential primer here. 

Published 22 July 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Death penalty revisited

Benjamin Bestgen discusses the death penalty in this week's jurisprudential primer. See his last one here.

Published 15 July 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Twenty-first century lie detection – part two

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: 21st century lie detection – part one

Benjamin Bestgen gives us the truth about methods of lie detection. See his last jurisprudential primer here.

Published 1 July 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Predicting crime

Predictive policing is no longer just science fiction, as Benjamin Bestgen explains. See his last jurisprudential primer here.

Published 24 June 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Feminist legal philosophy

Benjamin Bestgen gives readers an introduction to feminist legal philosophy in his latest primer. See his last one here.

Published 17 June 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Lies, damn lies...

Having thought about truth, Benjamin Bestgen now considers lies. See his last jurisprudential primer here.

Published 10 June 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Nootropical law

In the tenth in his series on jurisprudential primers, Benjamin Bestgen looks at how the law might handle cognitive enhancements as new drugs are developed and our perceptions change.

Published 3 June 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Law in Utopia

Benjamin Bestgen discusses law in utopian fiction. See his last jurisprudential primer here.

Published 27 May 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Judicial office and politics

Benjamin Bestgen considers judges and politics (click here to view his last jurisprudential primer). See also our review of Lord Sumption's book dealing with the same theme.

Published 20 May 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Judges’ quirks and legal reasoning

Benjamin Bestgen looks at why you might breathe a sigh of relief knowing his lordship has had breakfast. See his last jurisprudential primer here.

Published 13 May 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Trust and trustworthiness

Benjamin Bestgen explores trust and trustworthiness in his latest jurisprudential primer. See his last post here.

Published 5 May 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Working hard

In his latest jurisprudential primer, Benjamin Bestgen explains why there is more to the concept of 'hard work' than meets the eye. See his last post here.

Published 29 April 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Law, morality and aesthetics

Benjamin Bestgen discusses how moral judgements are affected by aesthetic perception in his latest jurispurdential primer. See also parts one, two and three.

Published 22 April 2020