Marc Clément

Judge at the Administrative Court of Appeal of Lyon

Since 2012 Marc Clément is an administrative judge at the Administrative Court of Appeal of Lyon (France). He is since 2014 member of the French Environmental Authority (Autorité environnementale, a national committee providing opinions on the quality of impact assessments in the context of public participation) and since 2015 member of the Deontological Committee of the Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire (Nuclear safety).

He was, from 2006 to 2012, lawyer at the Directorate General Environment of the European Commission in charge of infringements. From 2004 to 2006, he was a legal adviser of the European Environment Agency (Copenhagen). He was previously judge at the Administrative Court of Lyon.

From 1991 to 1997, he was Deputy-Director of the Artificial Intelligence Research Laboratory for a large French company (Lyonnaise des Eaux). From 1987 to 1991 he was Researcher at Electricité de France (development of IT solutions including Expert Systems).

Marc Clément is a graduate from Ecole Nationale d’Administration (France’s national school of administration). He holds an engineering degree from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (Ponts ParisTech).

He has recently published "Jurisprudence 2.0" (Telos, 2016) and "Do judges need to fear Artificial Intelligence?” (Recueil Dalloz, 2017). He organised at the Administrative Court of Lyon with the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Lyon a prospective exercise on autonomous vehicles (see report in Le Monde) and). He will publish soon in AJDA review "Algorithms for administrative judges: can we still master them?”

He is a Member of the Association of European Administrative Judges, Founding Member and Member of the Council of the European Law Institute. He was a member of experts groups of the European Commission in the domains of Access to Justice and Training of Judges.

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