5.8 Are animals and AI entitled to legal personhood? with Dr Josh Jowitt

In this episode we talk to Dr Josh Jowitt, Lecturer in Law at Newcastle University about legal personhood. 

Learn about the legal protection for animals and how the law needs to prepare for questions about the rights of AI (artificial intelligance) and lab grown cells.

Information about the cases mentioned in this episode can be found at ‘Monkey selfie’ case, Happy the elephant and the DABUS case.

You can find out more about Josh’s research and follow him on twitter @drjoshdoeslaw. And don’t forget to try his favourite Newcastle based restaurants Chilli Padi and Zucchini Pasta Bar!

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