- Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression
- Access to Knowledge
- Foreign Affairs in the Internet Age
- Knight Law and Media Program
- Media Freedom of Information Access Clinic
- Privacy Lab
- Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice
- Visual Law Project
- Wikimedia Initiative on Intermediaries and Information
- Past Initiatives
Litigating in the Age of Trump: Challenging Emerging Restrictions on Reproductive Rights, Genevieve Scott, Center for Reproductive Rights
12:00PM to 1:30PM
Genevieve Scott is a Senior Staff Attorney with the Center for Reproductive Rights where she brings impact litigation challenges to restrictions on women’s reproductive rights. Prior to joining the Center, Genevieve served as a law clerk to the Honorable Helene N. White of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, as an attorney at the ACLU of Michigan, as a Resident Policy Fellow in the Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice at Yale Law School, and an as Associate at Mayer Brown, LLP.
The Political Economy of Killer Robots: Rethinking the Supply and Distribution of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, Frank Pasquale, University of Maryland
12:10PM to 1:30PM
Frank Pasquale researches the law and policy of big data, artificial intelligence, and algorithms.
12:10PM to 1:00PM
The Information Society Project is hosting a moderated panel of presidential speechwriters, including Vinca LaFleur (President Clinton), Terry Szuplat (President Obama), and Sarada Peri (President Obama) to discuss their experiences at the White House, how the government communicates with the country and the world, and a number of other topics.
12:00PM to 2:00PM
In a world where online information purveyors can distribute “fake news,” does it matter that audio, visual and audio/visual materials can be doctored or be utterly fictional?
12:00PM to 1:30PM
Information platforms (e.g., Facebook, Google, and Twitter) are some of the strongest forces shaping global society today. Information platforms have fueled global social and political movements that have changed the world, from the “Arab Spring” revolutionary movements to the “#MeToo” social movement.
Extraterritorial Enforcement: Developing Norms for the Information Society: This workshop will bring together academics, corporate actors, private sector attorneys, civil society advocates, and government representatives, across disciplines and fields to discuss the way forward for contemporary debates surrounding the power of States to control cross border data transfers and offshore information either directly or indirectly through internet intermediaries.