August 29 Tuesday

Borders and Bits with Jennifer Daskal

12:00PM to 1:00PM

Room 121

 Borders and Bits View Video

September 5 Tuesday

Internet Facilitated Justice

12:05PM to 1:30PM

Room 121

This panel considers several novel and promising means to increase access to justice for plaintiffs that might not otherwise be able to bring suit. First, the internet provides access to novel forms of litigation funding. By providing a platform through which many people can make small donations, the internet allows for crowdfunding of lawsuits. Through crowdfunding, people or organizations can bring lawsuits they could not otherwise afford. Access to online case data also allows funders to use different criteria to select suits for funding.

September 12 Tuesday

Online Governance Delivery In India & South East Asia - Are Platforms Succeeding Where Governments are Failing? Raheel Khursheed, Twitter India

12:10PM to 1:30PM

Room 121

The Government of India uses Twitter effectively to communicate with citizens. Prime Minister Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) and his cabinet ministers use Twitter to share updates on economic development policies, make public announcements, and even use the platform to bring people together over a flagship campaign.

September 12 Tuesday

ABA CLE Webinar: Managing Cybersecurity Due Diligence in Technology M&A Transactions

1:00PM to 2:30PM


Cybersecurity threats pose a substantial legal and financial risk to transacting parties in high technology industries around the world. This CLE webinar is intended to provide transactional attorneys and in-house counsel with an overview of the tools needed to effectively manage cybersecurity due diligence within the context of high technology merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. Leading practitioners will discuss how to identify, evaluate and manage an acquisition target’s cybersecurity strengths and weaknesses throughout and beyond the deal-making process.
September 16 Saturday

Privacy Lab Skillshare - Software Freedom Day 2017

9:00AM to 2:00PM

Room 121

We’re celebrating Software Freedom Day with a full day of workshops and demos!

September 19 Tuesday

From Narrative to Transparency - How General Counsels (esp. from Silicon VaIIey) are Leading the Evolution of Law with Paul Lippe

12:10PM to 1:10PM

Room 121

From Narrative to Transparency - How General Counsels (esp. from Silicon VaIIey) are Leading the Evolution of Law with Paul Lippe View Video

September 20 Wednesday

Yale Visual Law Project Introductory Meeting

6:00PM to 7:00PM

Room 124

Please join the Yale Visual Law Project for our introductory meeting on Wednesday, September 20th from 6-7pm in SLB 124! This year's Co-Chairs will introduce the Visual Law Project, review upcoming programming, and have a conversation about what members are looking for from VLP this year. All welcome!"

September 25 Monday

Better Than Rage Against the Machine: Saving Privacy in One Hell of a Dangerous World, Eben Moglen '85

2:00PM to 3:00PM

Room 127

Privacy is about environment, not transaction and consent.  To the world’s owners, we hear now, data is the new petroleum.  Privacy destruction is thus global warming on Internet time.  Free software and free culture came into existence in the 20th century because people foresaw the threat to human freedom from networked computers collecting behavior, even as the NSA was inventing the mathematics of data-mining.  This talk attempts to provide a historical view: from the primordial slime to the current mess, as a great Yale historian used to say.  It will illustrate how, by thinking globally

September 26 Tuesday

Beyond Snowden: Mass Surveillance in the Shadow of Trump, a book talk with Timothy Edgar

12:00PM to 1:30PM

Room 121

The book is available at the Yale Bookstore if you would like to get it signed after the talk. View Video

September 28 Thursday

Curation, Music and Law, Olufunmilayo Arewa, University of California, Irvine School of Law

12:05PM to 1:30PM

HGS 119

One hundred years ago in early 1917, the Original Dixieland Jazz Band released the first widely disseminated jazz recording. This recording included the song “Livery Stable Blues,” which quickly became the subject of copyright infringement litigation in the case Hart v. Graham. This case ended in a court decision that soon became virtually invisible, at least in the legal universe. This legal case highlights the impact of curation, long recognized in artistic spheres but generally not acknowledged as such in law.

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