The John Marshall Law School Center for Information Technology and Privacy Law presents The 20th Belle R. and Joseph H. Braun Memorial Symposium: "The Development of Privacy Law from Brandeis to Today"
Thursday & Friday, September 27-28, 2012
On September 27-28, 2012, The John Marshall Law School will present a two-day symposium in Chicago addressing the development of privacy law in the United States. Amitai Etzioni of The George Washington University will deliver the opening keynote address, and the symposium will conclude with a closing convocation address by Justice Antonin Scalia of the United States Supreme Court.
OVERVIEW: The symposium sessions will feature prominent academics, advocates, and policymakers discussing various aspects of privacy law. Historical perspectives on privacy will be the focus of a panel on September 27, including Alberto Bernabe (John Marshall) and Marc Rotenberg (EPIC/Georgetown). On September 28, Peter Swire (Ohio State) and other policy experts will address regulatory issues, followed by a discussion of technology and privacy, featuring Ann Bartow (Pace), Doris Long (John Marshall), and Robert Gurwin (AOL). The conference proceedings will be published in The John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law, published by John Marshall's Center for Information Technology and Privacy Law. The Center also hosts the Annual International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law and offers specialized LLM and MS in Information Technology and Privacy Law degrees.
This year's symposium commemorates:
- Dedication of the new, state-of-the-art Arthur J. Goldberg Memorial Courtroom
- 30th Anniversary - Center for Information Technology and Privacy Law
- 25th Anniversary - The John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law
- 30th Anniversary - International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law
- 50th Anniversary - Justice Goldberg's appointment to the United States Supreme Court
FEATIRED SPEAKERS AND TOPICS:
Convocation Address: Justice Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court of the United States
Keynote: "Privacy and the Common Good" by Dr. Amitai Etzioni, Professor; Director, Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies, The George Washington University
"From D.C.-based Labor Lawyer to Supreme Court Justice: Arthur Goldberg's Law Practice during the 1950s and Its Consequences for his Tenure as Associate Justice" by Dr. David Stebenne, Professor, The Ohio State University
"Self-Regulation and Privacy: The Importance of a Credible Threat of Government Action" by Peter P. Swire, C. William O'Neill Professor in Law and Judicial Administration, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
"In Defense by Privacy: The Role of Courts, Congress, and Commissions" by Marc Rotenberg, Executive Director, Electronic Privacy Information Center
"Intellectual Property, Privacy, and the Parallax View" by Doris Long, Professor, The John Marshall Law School
FURTHER INFORMATION: To review the complete list of conference speakers, as well as information regarding the Convocation Ceremony with Justice Scalia, the courtroom dedication, and CLE credit, please visit: http://www.jmls.edu/Braun
Questions? Please contact Professor David Sorkin, Braun Symposium Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.427.2737 ext. 387.