In the News November 2013
Dean John L. Carroll
On Wed., October 23, Judge Carroll was one of the featured presenters at a Continuing Legal Education Program for lawyers in the Alabama Attorney General’s offices. He spoke on “The Ethical Minefields in E-discovery”.
Judge Carroll went to Chicago for a meeting of the Uniform Law Commission. He is a member of the committee which will be considering amendments to the Uniform Athlete’s Agent Act. Many of the country’s best known college football coaches are observers to this drafting committee.
Professor Bob Greene
Professor Wendy Greene
Professor Green has been selected as one of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine’s 2014 Emerging Scholars. From nationwide submissions, the magazine elects 12 “rising academic stars who have emerged as leaders in their respective disciplines.” Prof. Greene and the other academicians selected will be featured in an issue of the magazine at the start of next year.
Professor Woodrow Hartzog
On Tues., Sept. 17, Professor Hartzog presented his paper, “The FTC and the New Common Law of Privacy,” which was coauthored with Daniel Solove, to a group of students and faculty members at the Michigan State University College of Law as part of their IP, Information, and Communications Law Program Speaker Seminar series.
“While it’s true that it would be exceptionally difficult if not impossible in many instances to remove every occurrence of problematic content from the Internet, I wouldn’t be so
Professor Hartzog’s recent article, coauthored with Evan Selinger, “What’s The
Professor Hartzog was recently interviewed by a journalist from Al Jazeera on drones and privacy. The Q&A interview is accessible online. This interview occurred as part of his participation in the Drones and Aerial Robotics Conference (DARC) at New York University in early October. At the conference, Prof. Hartzog was on a panel
On Oct. 14, Professor Hartzog gave a presentation, “The Right to Forget” at the 9th Conference on Privacy and Public Access to Court Records at the College of William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Va.
“That action doesn’t necessarily mean ‘I approve this product,” said Professor Hartzog in the LA Times article, “Like it? Social ads turn users into unwitting endorsers.”
“It’s certainly striking to hear the companies’ use of fiery rhetoric to criticize mass collection of bulk data since they themselves are engaging in mass collection of bulk data,” said Prof. Hartzog. “The N.S.A. targeting has done nothing to dampen the appetite of private entities for information.” His quotes appeared in the New York Times article “The Information-Gathering Paradox.”
Prof. Hartzog and Evan Selinger coauthored the Bloomberg op-ed, “Why Is Facebook Putting Teens at Risk?”
Professor David Smolin