Bryant Walker Smith

University of South Carolina - School of Law

Associate Professor

1525 Senate Street

Columbia, SC 29208

United States

http://law.sc.edu/faculty/smith

University of Michigan Law School Program on Law and Mobility

Co-Director

625 South State Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215

United States

http://www.law.umich.edu/FacultyBio/Pages/FacultyBio.aspx?FacID=bryantws

Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society

Affiliate Scholar

559 Nathan Abbott Way

Stanford, CA 94305-8610

United States

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/bws

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Automated Vehicles Are Probably Legal in the United States

1 Tex. A&M L. Rev. 411 (2014)
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 01 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2014
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 3,962 (3,237)
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automated vehicles, autonomous vehicles, self-driving, driverless, vehicle automation, ITS, vehicle codes, rules of the road, Geneva Convention on Road Traffic, Vienna Convention on Road Traffic, NHTSA, FMVSS, Medellin, Medellin v. Texas

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How Governments Can Promote Automated Driving

Bryant Walker Smith, How Governments Can Promote Automated Driving, 47 N.M. L. Rev. 99 (2017)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2021
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 2,595 (6,564)
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automated driving, autonomous driving, automated vehicle, autonomous vehicle, self-driving car, driverless car, connected car, automation, motor vehicle, regulation, legislation, ITS, V2V

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Automated Driving and Product Liability

Bryant Walker Smith, Automated Driving and Product Liability, 2017 MICH. ST. L. REV. 1
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2020
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 2,508 (6,954)
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automated driving, autonomous driving, self-driving cars, driverless cars, automation, product liability, products liability, tort law, automotive insurance, cyberphysical systems, cyber-physical systems

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Proximity-Driven Liability

102 Georgetown Law Journal 1777 (2014)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2014
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 1,263 (20,560)

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torts, products liability, post-sale duties, duty to warn, enabling torts, foreseeability, reasonableness, robotics, privacy, big data, digital rights management, service model, autonomous driving, driverless cars, self-driving cars, automated vehicles, vehicle automation, telematics, OTA updates

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A Legal Perspective on Three Misconceptions in Vehicle Automation

Road Vehicle Automation Lecture Notes in Mobility, Springer, p. 85, June 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 681 (49,045)

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Vehicle automation, Automated driving, Autonomous driving, Self-driving, Driverless, Law, Regulation, Tort law, Levels of automation, DSRC, V2V, V2I, V2X, Telematics, NHTSA

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Ethics of Artificial Intelligence in Transport

Bryant Walker Smith, Ethics of Artificial Intelligence in Transport, in The Oxford Handbook of Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (Markus Dubber, Frank Pasquale & Sunit Das, eds., 2020
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2020
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
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mobility, transport, transportation, artificial intelligence, automated driving, automation, autonomous, driverless, control, trust, trustworthiness, traffic safety, J3016

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Managing Autonomous Transportation Demand

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 52, No. 4, December 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Jul 2013
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 505 (71,661)

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vehicle automation, autonomous driving, autonomous vehicles, automated vehicles, transportation demand management, land use, traffic modeling, sprawl, VMT tax

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The Trolley and the Pinto: Cost-Benefit Analysis in Automated Driving and Other Cyber-Physical Systems

Bryant Walker Smith, The Trolley and the Pinto: Cost-Benefit Analysis in Automated Driving and Other Cyber-Physical Systems, 4 Tex. A&M L. Rev. 197 (2017)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2020
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 373 (102,681)

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automated driving, automation, driverless, self-driving, autonomous, trolley problem, ethics, driverless cars, Pinto, liability, products liability, product liability, cyber-physical systems, CPS, internet of things

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Water as a Public Good: The Status of Water Under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law (JICL), Vol. 17, No. 291, 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Oct 2010
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 185 (207,593)

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WTO, GATT, water, water resources, trade law, product, public-ownership consensus

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Controlling Humans and Machines

Temple International & Comparative Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Feb 2017
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 171 (222,149)

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autonomous weapon system, autonomous legal reasoning, meaningful human control, robotics, AWS, IHL, law of war, use of force, killer robots, drones

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How Reporters Can Evaluate Automated Driving Announcements

Bryant Walker Smith, How Reporters Can Evaluate Automated Driving Announcements, 2020 J. L. & MOB. 1
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2021
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 123 (290,796)

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automated driving, automated vehicles, autonomous driving, self-driving, driverless, automation, autonomy, journalism

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Stakeholder Reaction to Emissions Trading in the United States, the European Union, and the Netherlands

Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law, Vol. 25, No. 1, p. 137, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Oct 2010
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 57 (457,808)

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cap-and-trade, emissions trading, command-and-control, environmental regulation, climate change, greenhouse gas, NOX, sulfur dioxide, mercury, carbon dioxide

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Drafting Memoranda for the Uniform Law Commission's Automated Operation of Vehicles Act

Archive of the Uniform Law Commission, 2019, https://www.uniformlaws.org/viewdocument/final-act-with-comments-133?CommunityKey=4e70cf8e-a3f4-4c55-9d27-fb3e2ab241d6&tab=librarydocuments
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Feb 2021
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 48 (493,633)

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automated driving, automated vehicles, autonomous driving, self-driving, driverless, rules of the road, vehicle code, traffic law, Uniform Law Commission, ULC, model law

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Meaningful Participation in a Global Climate Regime

Environmental Law Reports, Vol. 39, p. 10881, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Oct 2010
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 47 (498,027)

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climate change, Kyoto Protocol, UNFCCC, greenhouse effect

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New Technologies and Old Treaties

Bryant Walker Smith, New Technologies and Old Treaties, 114 AJIL Unbound 152–157 (2020).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Feb 2021
Bryant Walker Smith
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 38 (539,941)
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automated driving, automated vehicles, autonomous driving, self-driving, driverless, automation, autonomy, artificial intelligence, international law, treaties, treaty interpretation,United Nations, Global Forum for Road Traffic Safety, Convention on Road Traffic Safety, WP.1