The Law Also Rises: Becoming

Volodymyr Machuskyy Sr.

The scientific knowledge of law aims at two interconnected things: a) obtaining a true knowledge of law and b) an identification of law’ patterns in all its manifestations.

Traditional doctrinal legal understanding is limited by the categorical apparatus and problems of epistemological nature.

On the one hand, there is a long-standing hopeless controversy about the choice between the rule of law or judicial discretion.

On the other hand, there is an endless searching of criteria for the optimal structuring of law by branches of law.

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The Searchers of the Lost Law: The Beginning

The Searchers of the Lost Law: The Beginning

Volodymyr Machuskyy Sr.

Primitive physical being absorbed by society and has no self-interest. Realizing different from other such creature becomes a Person, but at first only in the social and psychological sense. In a legal sense, such a person is only an object.

The ability of a person to become the subject of the Law due to the development of the Person and is connected with awareness of the Law within yourself.

Standing out from the herd, a primitive creature realized itself as a person. A person necessarily has his own interests. Realization of the interests is possible only through subjective rights.

The Law as an idea is a self-sufficient and can exist indefinitely without a person but the exercise of the Law without the Person is an impossible.

Hence, the Law as legal regulation can not be the Law for no one.

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Artificial Intelligence and Law.

Artificial Intelligence and Law



What is palpable today is the confluence of the legal world, which is an environment of tradition and ancestral values ​​evolving thanks to new technologies. These technologies are not necessarily disruptive, they are sometimes reasoned. Artificial Intelligence can seize the right.

“Code is Law”, the superposition of this famous Lessig maxim, provides an interesting insight into the politics of given architectures. The A.I. will certainly bring about many upheavals, but lawyers will know how to deal with it. The challenge will be to ensure that it is AI that is invested by lawyers and not vice versa.

The rise of Legaltech, these famous law startups, seems to have taken the lead in terms of digitalization of the legal sector. The use of technology and software to offer legal services and make the law more accessible, implies that the Legaltech sector disrupts the law in its own way, very often based on developed and efficient algorithms.

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Artificial Intelligence and Law

Anisia Tatarintseva, 110i, KNEU


Of all the jobs robots might one day take over, there are some that have always seemed off limits. For example, artificial intelligence could never gain the creativity to be an artist or a musician (except it has), learn the human emotions necessary to write comedy (sorry, that too), or possess the analytical thinking you need to become a lawyer. Well, every one of those has proven to be false. In fact, AI has been helping humans with their minor legal inconveniences for several years now. It’s only going to get more advanced from here.

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Smart contracts: advantages and disadvantages

Volodymyr Morozov, KNEU

In modern days, a great number of lawyers dispute about Self-Executing Contracts implementation. Despite of unlimited potential, which will serve as an optimization of government management and economical and judicial branches, many lawyers push back against this idea.
To begin with, we will find out what is the smart contract. Smart Contract is self-executing contract between the buyer and seller, which is written into lines of code. The code and the agreements exist in blockchain network. The code oversees all transactions execution. Applied in accounting, fiscal policy, electoral system, judicial system, notary and all registration processes.

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