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MEDIA ADVISORY: Law and Technology Forum

ATTENTION: Business and Legal Affairs Reporters

04 September 2001
Contact: Janet Gilmore
(510) 642-5685
jeg@pa.urel.berkeley.edu


 

WHAT:
A "Law and Technology Forum," in which representatives from cutting edge, high-tech legal clinics and public interest programs will discuss pending legal cases, policy developments, and technological innovations that may threaten civil liberties and raise new challenges for consumer protection.

The Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy Clinic at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall) will host the conference. The forum will address various issues at the forefront of the news - the enforcement of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act; the First Amendment ramifications of shifting copyright rules and regulations; and media convergence and consolidation.

 
 

WHEN:
Friday, Sept. 7
Forum discussions, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Reception, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The forum and the reception will be held in the Goldberg Room at Boalt Hall.

 
   
 

WHO:
Participants of the forum include:

* Kathleen Sullivan, law school dean, Stanford University
* Pamela Samuelson, law professor, Boalt Hall
* Peter Jaszi, law professor, American University
* Anita Ramasastry, law professor, University of Washington
* Angela Campbell, law professor, Georgetown University
* James Boyle, law professor, Duke University

 
   
    


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