Today, new technologies are created faster than regulation can keep up — and the legal issues are not always easy to predict. Georgetown Law’s Institute for Technology Law & Policy hosts an annual program for congressional staff to help address that gap. This year’s program, the Institute’s third such event, explored the business models, legal frameworks and real-world impact of new and emerging technologies.
Georgetown Law's Center on National Security has received a grant from the U.S. State Department for its work coordinating international efforts to aid Ukraine's prosecutions of war crimes committed during the ongoing Russian invasion.
Two months after the publication of its groundbreaking reports on the questionable use of police facial recognition technology in U.S. cities, Georgetown Law’s Center on Privacy & Technology is back in the news. Records obtained by the Center —…
On July 9, Professor Angela Campbell, who directs the Institute for Public Representation’s Communications & Technology Law Clinic, testified before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary in a hearing on “Protecting Innocence in a Digital World, chaired…
Washington, D.C., Alumni Luncheon: Alexandra Givens of the Institute for Technology Law & Policy Talks Tech with John Delaney (L’88)June 17, 2019 Congress Our Alumni Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property
At Georgetown Law’s Washington, D.C., Alumni Luncheon on June 11, Alexandra Givens of the Institute for Technology Law & Policy hosted a conversation with John K. Delaney (L’88) on how technology is transforming society.
The question seems like science fiction or a classic video game: What should be done — legally, of course — if we discover some day that there is a large asteroid on a collision course with Earth?
Center on National Security and the Law Launches Online, Searchable Database of Foreign Intelligence LawMay 24, 2019 International & Comparative Law Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property
On May 23, Georgetown Law’s Center on National Security and the Law launched the Foreign Intelligence Law Collection — a publicly available, online searchable database of all declassified and redacted U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and…
Clare Garvie (L’15) of the Center on Privacy & Technology Continues Groundbreaking Work on Police Facial RecognitionMay 16, 2019 Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property
On April 28, 2017, a suspect was caught on camera reportedly stealing beer from a CVS in New York City. The store surveillance camera that recorded the incident captured the suspect’s face, but it was partially obscured and highly pixelated. When the…
Section 3 first year students Natalie Tverdynin (L'21), Jeremy Penn (L’21) and Akshay Nelakurti (L’21) had some unexpected free time on the morning of March 21. So the three friends went to hear oral arguments of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit — with Chief Judge Merrick B. Garland (H’18), Judge Sri Srinivasan and Judge A. Raymond Randolph.
During the fall semester at Georgetown Law, Allegra Kauffman (L’19) spent a lot of time downloading apps and playing games she found on Google Play, the app store for the Android operating system.
Matt Blaze, an expert in computer and network security and one of the world’s leading cryptographers, has joined the university as a computer science and law professor.