Thomas Burri

University of St. Gallen

Professor of International Law and European Law

Bodanstrasse 3

Saint Gallen, St. Gallen CH-9000

Switzerland

http://www.unisg.ch/en/universitaet/schools/law/ueber-ls/faculty/burri

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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International Law and Artificial Intelligence

German Yearbook of International Law 2017 (vol. 60), Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, 2019, pp. 91-108
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2019
Thomas Burri
University of St. Gallen
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International Law, Artificial Intelligence, Personhood, Machine Learning, Law, Technology, Autonomous Weapons Systems, Corporate Law, Companies, Automation, Soft Law

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Company Law and Autonomous Systems: A Blueprint for Lawyers, Entrepreneurs, and Regulators

9 Hastings Science and Technology Law Journal 2 (Summer 2017) 135-162
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2018
Florida State University - College of Law, University of St. Gallen, University of Cambridge - Lauterpacht Research Centre for International Law, University of St. Gallen Law School, Universität Marburg (Institut für Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht) and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Company Law, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Systems, Ethics, Legal Personhood, Technology

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An Evaluation Schema for the Ethical Use of Autonomous Robotic Systems in Security Applications

University of Zurich Digital Society Initiative White Paper Series, no. 1
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 03 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2018
University of Zurich, University of St. Gallen, US Air Force Academy, ETH Zürich, Delft University of Technology and Sonoma State University
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Ethics, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Weapons Systems, Technology, Geneva, Certain Conventional Weapons Convention, Humanitarian Law, Philosophy, Risk Regulation

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Free Movement of Persons and Brexit – Some Swiss Experience from Which the United Kingdom Could Benefit

in: The End of the Ever Closer Union, Hannes Hofmeister (ed.), Nomos/Hart, 2018, pp. 33-53
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2018
Thomas Burri
University of St. Gallen
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Brexit, Free Movement of Persons, Fundamental Freedoms, Union Citizenship, Free Movement of Workers, Labour, Internal Market, European Union, European Economic Area, Turkey, Switzerland, Bilateral Agreements, External Relations of the EU

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Free Movement of Algorithms: Artificially Intelligent Persons Conquer the European Union's Internal Market

In: Woodrow Barfield and Ugo Pagallo (eds), Research Handbook on the Law of Artificial Intelligence, Edward Elgar, 2018, 537-559
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2020
Thomas Burri
University of St. Gallen
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Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Company Law, Personhood, European Union, Internal Market, Freedom of Establishment, E-Personhood, European Parliament, Public Policy, Enforcement of the Law, Criminal Law

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Machine Learning and the Law: 5 Theses

Paper accepted at NIPS 2016 (Barcelona)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2018
Thomas Burri
University of St. Gallen
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machine learning, artificial intelligence, autonomous cars, robots

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The Politics of Robot Autonomy

(7) European Journal of Risk Regulation (2) pp. 341-360
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Aug 2016
Thomas Burri
University of St. Gallen
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International Law, International humanitarian law, Artificial Intelligence, Robots, DARPA, Autonomy,

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Two Points for the International Court of Justice in 'Chagos': Take the Case, All of It – It Is a Human Rights Case

Questions of International Law QIL, Zoom Out 55 (2018) 93-105
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2019
Thomas Burri
University of St. Gallen
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International Law, International Court of Justice, Self-Determination, Human Rights, Decolonization, Mauritius, United Kingdom, Indian Ocean, Discretion, Propriety, Jurisdiction, United Nations, General Assembly, UN Civil Rights Covenant, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Territoriality, Scope

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The United Nations Charter, the Security Council, and Creativity

Expert report mandated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland (2017)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2018
Thomas Burri
University of St. Gallen
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Security Council, Security Council, International Law, Peace, Use of Force, Permanent Members, Non-Permanent Members, Chapter VII, Transparency, Creativity, United Nations, Human Rights, Crimea

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International Law, Infinite Jest

'Völkerrecht, Unendlicher Spass', in Giovanni Biaggini, Oliver Diggelmann, Christine Kaufmann (eds), Polis und Kosmospolis – Festschrift für Daniel Thürer, Zurich, Dike/Nomos, 2015 p. 65-70 (in German)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2018
Thomas Burri
University of St. Gallen
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International Law, Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace, law and literature, law in literature, Eschaton, Incandenza, Les Assassins des Fauteuil Rollents Daniel Thuerer, Thürer, Cyber war, Security Council, Cambridge Mass., Enfield Tennis Academy, Enfield Drug and Alcohol Recovery House, Don Gately

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Brexit IV – Why the 'Great Repeal Bill' Will Not Be So Great

in: The End of the Ever Closer Union, Hannes Hofmeister (ed.), Nomos/Hart, 2018, pp. 95-105
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 May 2017 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2018
Thomas Burri
University of St. Gallen
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Brexit, Withdrawal, Secession, European Union, internal market, Court of Justice of the European Union, ECJ, case law, Switzerland, European Economic Area, Great Repeal Bill

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Introduction to the Special Issue of the European Journal of Risk Regulation: The Man and the Machine – When Systems Take Decisions Autonomously

(7) European Journal of Risk Regulation (2) pp. 295-296
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Jul 2016
Thomas Burri and Isabelle Wildhaber
University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen - Department of Law
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International Law, Artificial Intelligence, Robots, Autonomy, Machine Learning, Darpa

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Introduction to the Forthcoming Book: Decolonization and the International Court of Justice: New Directions From the Chagos Advisory Opinion

T. Burri and J. Trinidad eds., CUP, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
Thomas Burri and Jamie Trinidad
University of St. Gallen and University of Cambridge
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Public International Law, International Court of Justice, Chagos Archipelago, Chagossians, Advisory Opinion, United Kingdom, Mauritius, United Nations, Diego Garcia, Self-Determination, Human Rights, Decolonization, Friendly Relations Declaration, Customary International Law, Resolutions

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Human Rights and the Chagos Advisory Opinion

In: Decolonization and the International Court of Justice: New Directions from the Chagos Advisory Opinion, Thomas Burri and Jamie Trinidad (eds), CUP 2020 Forthcoming (hardback ISBN 9781108841276), University of Milano-Bicocca School of Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
Irini Papanicolopulu and Thomas Burri
University of Milano-Bicocca - School of Law and University of St. Gallen
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International Court of Justice, Advisory Opinion, Public International Law, Human Rights, Self-Determination, Human Rights, Chagos Archipelago, Customary International Law, Deportation, Eviction, United Kingdom, Mauritius, Right to Return, Adjudication, United Nations Human Rights Covenants

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Triage or Randomization – Who Receives a Chance of Survival in the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis?

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Nov 2020
Technical University Munich, University of St. Gallen, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Technical University Munich and Technische Universität München (TUM) - School of Governance - Hochschule für Politik
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COVID-19, ethical dilemmas, policy implications, triage, randomization

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Ethical Artificial Intelligence: An Approach to Evaluating Disembodied Autonomous Systems

In: Rain Liivoja and Ann Valjataga (eds), Autonomous Cyber Capabilities in International Law, forthcoming 2021
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Apr 2021
Thomas Burri and Daniel Trusilo
University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen
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Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Autonomous Systems, Autonomous Weapons Systems, Cyber Weapons, Applied Ethics, Robotics, Tallinn Manual, International Humanitarian Law, International Human Rights Law,

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Das Partnerschaftsabkommen mit dem Vereinigten Königreich ist ein gemischtes Abkommen (The Partnership Agreement with the United Kingdom Is a Mixed Agreement)

in Review at Zeitschrift für Öffentliches Recht, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Mar 2021
Thomas Burri
University of St. Gallen
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Brexit, United Kingdom, European Union, International Law, Association, Withdrawal, future relationship, social security, surrender, European Arrest Warrant, ERTA doctrine, implied powers, Weddell, Singapore Agreement

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The Last Legacy of Brexit: An Unlawfully Concluded Trade and Cooperation Agreement

Submitted to Europe and the World: a law review
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Mar 2021
Thomas Burri
University of St. Gallen
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European Union, Brexit, foreign relations law, division of powers/competences, implied powers, exclusive powers, mixed agreements, Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU), Opinion on Singapore Trade Agreement, Dano

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Introductory Note to Dispute Concerning the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary between Mauritius and Maldives in the Indian Ocean, Preliminary Objections (ITLOS)

International Legal Materials (ILM), forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Apr 2021
Thomas Burri and Jamie Trinidad
University of St. Gallen and University of Cambridge
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International Law, Sovereignty, Self-Determination, Human Rights, Adjudication, Dispute Settlement, ICJ, Advisory Opinion, Binding Character, General Assembly Resolutions, Law of the Sea, United Kingdom, British Indian Ocean Territory, Diego Garcia, South China Sea, EEZ

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 18
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Opinion on Ways to Implement and Apply the Bilateral Agreements

In German in: Jens Drolshammer and Thomas Cottier (eds), The Anthology of Swiss Legal Culture, Dike 2014
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Aug 2016
Thomas Burri and Daniel Thürer
University of St. Gallen and University of Zurich
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