October 23 Friday

AAC 2020: What the Pandemic has Taught about Transparency

8:30AM to 2:30PM


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Friday, October 23

8:45 Welcome by Floyd Abrams: What the Current Moment Has Taught About Transparency

9:00 FOIA Successes and Failures

How has our existing regime of FOI laws served us in the multiple current crises, what reforms are needed, and how can they be brought about?

October 27 Tuesday

Allocating coordination rights in the platform economy; Sanjukta Paul, Wayne State Uni

12:00PM to 1:30PM


Today’s so-called gig economy—and in particular the tech platforms that deal in labor, services and goods—rely on technological innovations, to be sure, but also upon innovations in legal technology. Those innovations, though, are not merely a matter of private law: they affect the distribution of rights, duties and risks across a large group of actors, from the platform firms themselves to workers, other (often smaller/independent) firms in their orbits, consumers, and the public.

October 28 Wednesday

Privacy at the Margins; Scott Skinner-Thompson; University of Colorado Law School

12:00PM to 1:30PM


Limited legal protections for privacy leave minority communities vulnerable to concrete injuries and violence when their information is exposed.

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