Artificial Intelligence in the Legal Space

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The active implementation of digital technologies into all spheres of public life, as well as the rapid development of artificial intelligence, is assuming a serious dimension, thus requiring a special attention of the legislator. The article examines the current state of the legal regulation of the artificial intelligence. The author considers the Strategy of the Information Society Development in the Russian Federation for 2017-2030, as well as provides some clear examples of active implementation of artificial intelligence into social reality. The author also provides the McKinsey consulting group's research findings which reflect the prospects for replacing human labor by robots. It is pointed out that the issue of total computerization and the corresponding displacement of a human from the sphere of intellectual activity is rather controversial. The article also discusses the main possible problems related to the artificial intelligence technologies: the problems of responsibility that may arise in the operation of industrial robots; the continuity of digital activity can affect the psychoemotional state. The issue of a possibility for creating robots with intelligence and endowed with personality is being considered from the Philosophy perspective. The conclusion is drawn that the theoretical study of the intellect and the "electronic person" is one of the possible redirections of the Russian law development in modern conditions.

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Oleg A Yastrebov

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

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Head of Law Institute, RUDN University, Chief Editor of the RUDN Journal of Law, Doctor of Legal Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Administrative and Financial Law

Miklukho-Maklaya st., 6, Moscow, Russia, 117198


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