January 22 Tuesday

How Amazon is Taking Over Washington, May Jeong, Award Winning Magazine Reporter and Investigative Reporter

12:10PM to 1:30PM

Room 121

What exactly is Amazon doing in Washington, how did it come to be, and why has Trump not done anything about it? Chatham House rules during the talk.

January 29 Tuesday

Book Talk: The Digital Street, Jeffrey Lane, Rutgers University

12:10PM to 1:30PM

SLB

Rutgers ethnographer Jeffrey Lane will discuss his new book The Digital Street, which addresses the role of communication and technology in the transformation of an urban neighborhood. Based on five years of ethnographic observations, Lane illustrates the online and offline experiences of black teenagers in the shadow of the Harlem Children’s Zone and sweeping gentrification when social media came to permeate all facets of life.

February 12 Tuesday

Personalizing Negligence Law

12:00PM to 1:30PM

Room 122

This event is an open to the public session of the 2019 Seminar in Private Law series "How Technological Change Restructures Fundamental Legal Relations". We will be discussing a paper by Professor Omri Ben-Shahar titled "Personalising Negligence Law". If you would like to receive the paper, please write to private.law@yale.edu. Lunch will be served. 

February 20 Wednesday

The Peculiar Case of State Network Neutrality Regulation, Thomas Nachbar, Professor of Law, Senior Fellow at the Center for National Security Law, University of Virginia School of Law

12:10PM to 1:30PM

SLAB

Since the FCC rescinded federal network neutrality regulation, there has been a flood of state laws seeking to reimpose network neutrality at the state level. Those state laws have themselves been challenged, both as preempted by the same FCC ruling that rescinded federal neutrality rules and as violating “dormant Commerce Clause” limitations on  state power.

February 26 Tuesday

How are New Technologies /Really/ Changing Work

12:10PM to 1:30PM

Room 122

This event is an open to the public session of the 2019 Seminar in Private Law series "How Technological Change Restructures Fundamental Legal Relations". We will a paper by Professor Brishen Rogers titled "How Are New Technologies Really Changing Work". If you would like to receive the readings, please write to private.law@yale.edu. Lunch will be served. 

March 5 Tuesday

Integrating Technology into Political Economy

12:10PM to 1:30PM

Room 122

This event is an open to the public session of the 2019 Seminar in Private Law series "How Technological Change Restructures Fundamental Legal Relations". We will be discussing a paper by Professor Yochai Benkler titled "Integrating Technology into Political Economy". If you would like to receive the paper, please write to private.law@yale.edu. Lunch will be served. 

March 19 Tuesday

How Code Changes We

12:10PM to 1:30PM

Room 122

This event is an open to the public session of the 2019 Seminar in Private Law series "How Technological Change Restructures Fundamental Legal Relations". We will be discussing a paper by Professor Lawrence Lessig titled "How Code Changes We". If you would like to receive the paper, please write to private.law@yale.edu. Lunch will be served. 

March 30 Saturday

Hack to Govern

9:00AM to 5:00PM

Yale Law School

An interdisciplinary policy hackathon on governing new technologies in the battlespace. 
Interested in molding the future? Finding creative ways to apply new rules on new technologies? Shaping governance in the age of artificial intelligence?

Apply at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_ER5O_xwjs6rGRQwmfFT5tTVRa4tO6KHwNk0EDLP0HQ/viewform?edit_requested=true by January 8, 2019.

 

April 6 Saturday

(Im)Perfect Enforcement

9:00AM to 6:00PM

Yale Law School

Recent technological advancements enable an unprecedented level of algorithmic decision-making processes and automated legal enforcement actions. Both of these methods of replacing humans with algorithms are often celebrated for “more perfectly” enforcing rules.

April 26 Friday

Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference 7

9:00AM to 5:00PM

Room 122

The Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression invites applications to participate in the seventh annual Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference (FESC). The conference will be held at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut on April 26 & 27, 2019. We ask all those interested in presenting a paper or commenting on a paper to respond by February 15, 2019.   

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