Franka Enderlein

Research Assistant at the Public Law Department, University of Freiburg - Institute for Media and Information Law.

This contribution analyses the German legal framework concerning automated decision-making systems. Public administration in Germany uses automated decision-making systems primarily to adopt partially or fully automated administrative acts. Accordingly, this paper focuses on automated administrative acts, however, it also discusses the first comprehensive regulation of artificial intelligence enacted by a German “Bundesland”. The paper approaches the topic from three different perspectives: The German legislative framework, case-law and soft-law concerning automated decision-making systems.

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