Providentia or about the law of the future in the era of digitalization

Publication type Article
Status Published
Occupation: Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation
Affiliation: Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation
Address: Russian Federation, St. Petersburg
Journal nameGosudarstvo i pravo
EditionIssue 6

In the article, based on the task, the material is presented in blocks (three parts). The first part defines the problem and presents arguments about a new reality, while questioning the very novelty of such a reality. In the second part, an attempt is made to answer the question: what exactly is the danger of modern civilization challenges for the law? The third part offers an answer to the question of what is the law of the future, the features and mechanisms of which must be known. The author substantiates the conclusion that for each historical stage, for each state in different historical periods of their existence, special models of such regulation are needed, fine – tuning the mechanisms of legal regulation, and therefore "the law of the future" is an unattainable ideal concept, which will change and move away again as we approach it. At the same time, the civilization of law has fundamental foundations common to all historical periods that remain unchanged: the values of equality and freedom, goodness and justice.

Keywordsthe term "jurisprudence", coronavirus infection (COVID-19), legal awareness, law, legal civilization, artificial intelligence, legal proceedings, big data analysis, personalized law, state, digitalization, non-value liberalism, philosophy, administration, algorithm, legal protection, legal state, law of the future
Publication date23.06.2020
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