States like California have been at the forefront of privacy innovation in recent decades. A possible federal law could bring their experimentation to a halt, harming consumers.
With new laws proposed, Australian leaders now seem prepared to move beyond just blaming technology for its role in online violence and extremism.
In the last year, workplace culture faced major upheaval for working women. We at The Conversation put together our reporting on that very topic from 2018.
Reforming laws relating to unmarried couples is long overdue. But it can also represent an affront couples’ autonomy and erodes the freedom to choose to live in non-marital situations.
Now that cannabis is almost legal in Canada, many are celebrating. Before we forget, we should remember those that have been arrested for previous crimes and push for amnesty.
Research on the Russian parliament shows it's not just a rubber stamp – but that's not necessarily good news for democracy.
From cannibalism to carbolic smoke balls, these are some of the fascinating cases that have made the law of England and Wales what it is today.
It has been 14 years since Indonesia enacted the Anti-Domestic Violence Law, but victims are still stigmatised for speaking out.
Is noise the real monster? Or is it our own intolerance of unwanted sounds?
The way victimisation cases are interpreted by the courts often leaves employees defenceless and gives employers excessive managerial powers.
Australian regulators face similar problems as their Australian counterparts in getting cryptocurrency platforms to regulate and prosecuting them when things go wrong.
Artificial intelligence has so much beneficial potential that fears about it shouldn't prompt new regulations. Existing rules already govern human and machine behavior.
Faced with the reality that romance will kindle at work, here are some things employers and employees can do to manage these situations.
Every American shoots off almost a pound of fireworks a year, on average, and their growing personal use is causing injuries to climb.
The rule of law can take on different meanings depending whom you ask and where you are – but in the US it pretty much means one thing.
A linguistics scholar explains why the loss of Arabic in Israel would be a loss of history, culture and possibly human rights.
The idea behind much of Kenya’s legislation enacted by the colonialists was to separate whites from other races. So why are these laws still on the books?
How can the law deals with a new space like the datasphere ?
It is particularly dangerous to be an elderly person in Tanzania's rural areas and villages. Legislation exists to protect this group, but it's not being translated into reality.
Sex workers in South Africa are all potential criminals due to the country's regressive laws. But their status may change soon, making South Africa the first African country to decriminalise sex work.