The Gallaway Cook Allan Prize in Law & Emerging Technology



The firm is proud to sponsor The Gallaway Cook Allan Prize in Law & Emerging Technology. Students taking this 400-level paper are given free rein to write about the legal and regulatory issues surrounding emerging technologies. There is no textbook for this, no model answer - legislators are grappling with the same issues as the students. We feel that the essays deserve a wider audience and are publishing here the winners and the shortlist. Essays that make the shortlist have been chosen by a panel of judges, from academia and business. Outside of the usual criteria for academic papers we have given weight to readability. We want you to engage with the essays and enjoy them.

2019 shortlist

Regulating Driverless Cars 0 comments > Click here to comment Cryptocurrencies: Transforming the Global Financial System 0 comments > Click here to comment Old Laws and New LAWS: Just War Theory’s Response to Killer Robots 0 comments > Click here to comment Regulatory and ethical implications posed by the of CRISPR-CAS 9 technology 0 comments > Click here to comment Sex Robots: Pain or Pleasure? 1 comment > Click here to comment The Six Million Dollar Man: Regulatory Challenges and Strategies in the Age of the Cyborg 0 comments > Click here to comment Gene Editing: The next step in human evolution 0 comments > Click here to comment Gene editing and the expressivist position 0 comments > Click here to comment The autonomous vehicle revolution is coming 0 comments > Click here to comment Gene Editing and Minorities - Preventing Regulation from Becoming Discrimination 0 comments > Click here to comment

2018 winner

1st prize Holly Moffett 3d-Printed Guns: Keeping New Zealand out of the Firing Line Runner up Emma Hartland A Response to the ACART Consultation on Posthumous Reproduction 2018 Runner up Francesca Dykes Posthumous Reproduction Runner up William Buckley Gene Editing