Law and Robots : Personal Robotics : Stanford University Experts Consider the Legal Challenges to Torts and Criminal and Civil Rights

Adam Gorlick has a Stanford University News report dated November 23, 2009 and titled

As robots become more common, Stanford experts consider the legal challenges

in which the abstract writes:

Stanford scholars are among the first in the country to ponder the potential legal questions facing the emerging field of personal robotics. The issues go beyond claims of personal injury and property damage, touching on criminal and civil rights laws as well.