The use of data drives nearly every function of our technological society, from health care to policing. Determining what data is collected, and how it is gathered, interpreted and shared, has a profound impact on both individual rights and democratic governance.
Georgetown Law, University of Hong Kong Co-Host Conference on Intellectual Property, COVID-19 and Tackling Global Health InequityNovember 29, 2021 Health Law Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property
Last Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) designated an emergent COVID-19 strain as a "variant of concern" and gave it the name "omicron." This news is not only upending international travel and stock markets, but also underscores the need to expedite vaccination in low-income countries.
Georgetown Law’s Civil Rights Clinic Files FTC Complaint Against Facebook Claiming Consumer DeceptionOctober 13, 2021 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Clinics Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property
In 2015, Andy Parker suffered an unspeakable tragedy when his daughter, Alison — a local television reporter — was shot and killed during a live broadcast.
A couple of years ago, two Georgetown professors, Georgetown Law’s Tanina Rostain and the McCourt School for Public Policy’s Amy O'Hara, connected at a conference and discovered they shared a frustration: civil court data are largely inaccessible…
President Joe Biden has nominated Alvaro Bedoya, Founding Director of Georgetown Law’s Center on Privacy & Technology and Visiting Professor, to serve on the Federal Trade Commission. "Professor Bedoya is a leading thinker at the intersection of…
From Twitter banning a sitting president, to Robinhood halting GameStop trades amidst the guerilla campaign to hike shares, recent events underscore the influence of what Professor Anupam Chander refers to as the “new gatekeepers.”
Accelerated class on ‘big data’ is newest addition to ‘Week One’ experiential learning courses
Clinic Students Team Up with Privacy Center and Immigrant Rights Group to Advance Legislation in Maryland StatehouseApril 17, 2020 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Legislation and Administrative Law Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property
In 2013, Maryland enacted a state law allowing residents to get driver’s licenses without providing proof of citizenship.
Georgetown Law Announces Two New Degrees, Including Nation’s First “Master of Law and Technology” Program for Non-LawyersMarch 9, 2020 Press Releases Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property
Classes will start fall 2020 for new program designed to equip technologists, Hill staff, civil society advocates and other professionals with a foundation in technology law and policy
Days after a malfunctioning app wreaked chaos on the Iowa Caucus, Georgetown Law convened leading scholars, policymakers, technologists and journalists to examine the challenges technology poses to the electoral process.