Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic

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The clinic advances the public interest in a rapidly changing digital age, focusing on civil liberties, intellectual property, and criminal justice.

Clinic Director: Catherine Crump

crump_catherineAssistant Clinical Professor of Law Catherine Crump‘s advocacy and research focus on the impact of new technologies on civil liberties and the justice system. Her civil liberties advocacy focuses on uncovering information about how law enforcement agencies deploy surveillance technology and promoting expansive protections for privacy and free speech in the face of increasingly advanced technologies. Read more about our staff.

Clinic Associate Director: Erik Stallman

Before joining the Samuelson Clinic, Erik Stallman ’03 was a policy counsel at Google, focusing on copyright and telecommunications policy. He spent the previous 12 years in Washington D.C, working for the Federal Communications Commission, the U.S. House of Representatives, the law firm Steptoe & Johnson LLP, and as general counsel and director of the Open Internet Project at the Center for Democracy & Technology. Read more about our staff.


Clinical Program Contact Information: 510.643.4800 •