Sessions Information

  • January 3, 2019
    10:30 am - 12:15 pm
    Session Type: Section Programs
    Session Capacity: N/A

    The internet age presents serious substantive challenges to protecting informational privacy rights and the dignitary interests protected by the law of defamation. This program explores common law, statutory, and comparative perspectives on the possibility of civil recovery for harmful privacy invasions and defamatory communications via the internet. Is the internet, the predominate modern medium of communication, an instantaneous, universal, and permanent informational forum, the natural foe of personal privacy rights and human dignity? We discuss this broad question and its application to specific "thorny" issues with a panel of distinguished privacy scholars.

    Business meeting at program conclusion.  

Date & Time
Amy Gajda, Tulane University Law School

Agnieszka McPeak, Duquesne University School of Law

Christina Mulligan, Brooklyn Law School

Robert C. Post, Yale Law School

Elbert L. Robertson, Suffolk University Law School

Michael L. Rustad, Suffolk University Law School

Mr. Peter Swire, Georgia Institute of Technology Scheller College of Business

Session Fees
  • [3110] Defamation and Privacy, Co- Sponsored by Jurisprudence, Torts and Compensation Systems, and Mass Communication Law - Substantive Theories of Tort Privacy: Civil Damages and Remedies in the Internet Age: $0.00
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