Sylvie Delacroix

University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School

Professor in Law and Ethics

Edgbaston

Birmingham, AL B15 2TT

United Kingdom

http://https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/law/delacroix-sylvie.aspx

The Alan Turing Institute

96 Euston Road

London, NW1 2DB

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Bottom-Up Data Trusts: Disturbing the ‘One Size Fits All’ Approach to Data Governance

Forthcoming in International Data Privacy Law: Doi.org/10.1093/idpl/ipz014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2019
Sylvie Delacroix and Neil Lawrence
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School and University of Cambridge
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Data Trusts, GDPR, Data Controller, Privacy, Vulnerability, Agency, Medical Data, Genetic Data, Data Sharing, Data Mining, Trusts, Fiduciary

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Hart's and Kelsen's Concepts of Normativity Contrasted

Ratio Juris, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 501-520, December 2004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Nov 2008
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Hart, Kelsen, normativity, Raz, detached point of view, Korsgaard

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Schmitt's Critique of Kelsenian Normativism

Ratio Juris, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 30-45, March 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Nov 2008
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Carl Schmitt, Kelsen, normativity, Weimar, decisionism

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From Research Data Ethics Principles to Practice: Data Trusts as a Governance Tool

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Jan 2021
Sylvie Delacroix and Jessica Montgomery
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School and University of Cambridge
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AI, data, data governance, data trusts, bottom-up, GDPR, behavioural data sciences, data sharing

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Beware of 'Algorithmic Regulation'

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2019
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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regulatory power, regulation, autonomy, normative agency, social media, cybernetics, algorithmic regulation, manipulation, social cruelty

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You'd Better Be Committed: Legal Norms and Normativity

American Journal of Jurisprudence
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2012
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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normativity, responsibility, commitment, existentialism, realism, Gardner, response-dependence

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Meta-Ethical Agnosticism in Legal Theory: Mapping a Way Out

Jurisprudence
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2012
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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ethical objectivity, pragmatism, Raws, Habermas, McDowell, Blackburn, normativity, Hart

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Social Media Manipulation, Autonomy and Capabilities

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Nov 2020
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Manipulation, autonomy, capabilities, social media, regulatory power, alienation

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A Vulnerability-based Account of Professional Responsibility

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2019
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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professions, ethics, vulnerability, duty to consult, professional responsibility, Montgomery, healthcare

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Drafting a Constitution for a 'Country of Words': The Palestinian Case

Middle East Law and Governance (2012)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2018
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Palestinian Constitution, customary law, political theory, popular representation, equality of rights, refugees

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Computer Systems Fit for the Legal Profession?

Legal Ethics, doi: 10.1080/1460728x.2018.1551702
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2018
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Decision Support Systems, Augmentation, Ethical Agency, Legal Profession, Ethics, Professions, Professional Responsibility, Automated Systems, Susskind

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Democratising the Digital Revolution: The Role of Data Governance

'Democratising the digital revolution: the role of data governance', in Reflections on AI for Humanity, Braunschweig & Ghallab (eds.), Springer, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Nov 2020
Sylvie Delacroix, Joelle Pineau and Jessica Montgomery
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School, McGill University and University of Cambridge
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data governance, AI, data trusts, data sharing, vulnerability, democratic governance, data

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Law and Habits

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2018
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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habit, law, normativity, moral risk, habituation, Hart, alienation

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Constructing a Mutually Supportive Interface between Ethics and Regulation

Computer Law & Security Review
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2020
Ben Wagner and Sylvie Delacroix
Delft University of Technology - Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management and University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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ai ethics, artificial intelligence, human rights, medical ethics, technology policy, regulation and governance, governing ai, ethics washing

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Can 'Digital Computers' Be Surprised by Us? Rescuing Lovelace’s Originality Insight From Turing’s Hasty Dismissal

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2019
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Machine Learning, Turing, Autonomous Systems, Decision-Support Systems, Ethics, Surprise, Habit, Value-Alignment Problem, Lady Lovelace

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Smart Technologies and Our Sense of Self: Going Beyond Epistemic Counter-Profiling

Life and the Law in the Era of Data-Driven Agency, Mireille Hildebrandt & Kieron O'Hara (eds.), 2020, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2019
Sylvie Delacroix and Michael Veale
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School and University College London, Faculty of Laws
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counter-profiling, personalisation, ethical agency, Hannah Arendt, serendipity, optimisation

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Pervasive Data Profiling, Moral Equality and Civic Responsibility

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Aug 2017
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Data profiling, ubiquitous computing, knowledge assymetry, moral equality, civic responsibility

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From Silence to Noise: The Foundations of a Legal System and Its Discursive Possibilities (Du Silence Au Bruit: Possibilites De Discours Sur Les Origins Fondatrices Du Systeme Juridique)

Revue Interdisciplinaire D' Etudes Juridiques, Vol. 47, pp. 153-177, 2001
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2008
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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normativity, Hart, Kelsen, Montaigne, founding fathers

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Diachronic Interpretability & Machine Learning Systems

Journal of Cross-disciplinary Research in Computational Law, January 2022
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2022
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Interpretability, Explainability, Machine Learning, Normative Agency, Agency, Ethical Expertise

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Virtually Teaching Ethics: Experiencing the Discrepancy between Abstract Ethical Stands and Actual Behaviour using Immersive Virtual Reality

S. Delacroix and C. Denvir, “Virtually teaching ethics? Experiencing the discrepancy between abstract ethical stands and actual behaviour”, in C. Denvir (ed.), Modernising Legal Education, Cambridge University Press, late 2019 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Sylvie Delacroix and Catrina Denvir
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School and University College London
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legal education, virtual reality, ethics training, legal gamification, issue identification, law students

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Understanding Normativity: The Impact of Culturally-Loaded Explanatory Ambitions

Revus, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2018
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Normativity, naturalism, Kelsen, Hart, Bix, Schmitt, dualist methodology, anarchist

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Computing Machinery, Surprise and Originality

Philosophy & Technology
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Turing, Lady Lovelace, Surprise, Originality, Interpretive Capabilities, Hermenutics, AlphaGO, artificial intelligence

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Professional Responsibility: Conceptual Rescue and Plea for Reform

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 2021
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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At a Cross-Roads? The Courts’ Shifting Apprehension of the Vulnerability at Stake in the Lay-Healthcare Provider Relationship

Journal of Medical Law and Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Vulnerability, medical ethics, professional responsibility, knowledge asymmetry, risk disclosure, informed consent, healthcare law, professional bodies, illness, parsons, Montgomery, DNACPR, duty to consult

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Automated Systems and the Need for Change

S. Delacroix, ‘Automated Systems and the Need for Change’, in Is Law Computable?, Christopher Markou & Simon Deakin (Eds), Hart Publishing, 2020, pp. 161-175
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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ethical agency, moral change, legal change, inverse reinforcement learning, AI, habit

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From Agency-Enhancement Intentions to Profile-Based Optimisation Tools: What Is Lost in Translation

S. Delacroix, 'From agency-enhancement intentions to profile-based optimisation tools: what is lost in translation', in BEING PROFILED:COGITAS ERGO SUM, ed. Emre Bayamlıoğlu, Irina Baraliuc , Liisa Janssens, Mireille Hildebrandt Amsterdam University Press 2018
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2019
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Preserving Us from Regulatory Power? Legal Normativity and the Possibility of Agency

Forthcoming in C. Bezemek, M. Potacs and A. Somek (eds), Normativism and Anti-Normativism in Legal Theory, Vienna Lectures in Legal Philosophy, Hart Publishing, 2020
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Aug 2019
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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legal normativity, normative agency, machine ethics, deliberative agency, habitual agency, cybernetics, regulatory power, Korsgaard, Hildebrandt, Kelsen, Hart

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Montaigne’s Inquiry Into the Sources of Normativity

Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2003
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Nov 2018
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Habitual Sophia? Retaining One’s Ability to Learn from within Each Lay-Professional Encounter

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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vitue, Annas, skill, expertise, professional ethics, professional virtue, habituation, habit, aspiration, goal adaptability, automaticity

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The Responses of Medical General Practitioners to Unreasonable Patient Demand for Antibiotics - A Study of Medical Ethics Using Immersive Virtual Reality

Pan X, Slater M, Beacco A, Navarro X, Bellido Rivas AI, Swapp D, et al. (2016) The Responses of Medical General Practitioners to Unreasonable Patient Demand for Antibiotics - A Study of Medical Ethics Using Immersive Virtual Reality. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0146837. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.014
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 01 Nov 2018
University of London - Goldsmiths College, University of Barcelona - Event Lab, University of Barcelona - Faculty of Psychology, University of Barcelona - Event Lab, University College London - Department of Computer Science, University College London - Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London - Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, University College London - Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Antibiotics, Medical doctors, Trainees, Virtual reality, Antibiotic resistance, Personality, Questionnaires, Psychological stress

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A Study of Professional Awareness Using Immersive Virtual Reality: The Responses of General Practitioners to Child Safeguarding Concerns

Frontiers in Robotics and AI, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jun 2018
University of London - Goldsmiths College, University of London - Department of Computing, University College London, BespokeVR Ltd, University College London, University College London, University of London - Goldsmiths College, University College London - Department of Computer Science, University College London, University College London - Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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Immersive Virtual Reality, Virtual Patient, Medical Training, Professional Awareness, Child Safeguarding, Expertise, Cognitive Load, Naturalistic Decision Making

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Making Law Bind: Legal Normativity as a Dynamic Concept

S. Delacroix, 'Making law bind: legal normativity as a dynamic concept', in M. Del Mar (ed.), New waves in philosophy of law, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, 147-160
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Jul 2021
Sylvie Delacroix
University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
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legal normativity, ethical agency, agency, legal positivism, natural law