On March 25-29, the U.N.’s Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) will meet for the third consecutive year to discuss developments and strategies in the field of lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS).
Hayley Evans is a third-year student at Harvard Law School. Prior to law school, Hayley spent two years working for the Justice Department's Antitrust Division. She graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Anthropology.
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