Social and legal implications of developing robotics

There is an undeniable fact that the robots are becoming more and more common in our daily lives. But what are the social and legal consequences? A recent news at Physorg.Com reports a Stanford University discussion about that kind of scenarios. Military, domestic, medical, industrial and all type of robots are all becoming more involved with humans as the artificial intelligence improves and enables them to be able to operate outside of the labs and assembly lines and more at dynamic changing environments.