JSP Student Profile

Yan Fang


Year: Advanced to Candidacy (ABD) - JSP

Email: yfang@berkeley.edu


I am a doctoral candidate in the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program. I write in the areas of privacy law, organizations, information, and legal institutions.

Previously, I investigated and litigated consumer protection cases as an attorney for the Federal Trade Commission. I have a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, and an A.B., magna cum laude, from Harvard College. After law school, I clerked for the Honorable Deborah L. Cook of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Honorable Nancy F. Atlas of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Conversations in Law and Society: Oral Histories of the Emergence and Transformation of the Movement, 16 ANNU. REV. LAW. SOC. SCI. (2020) (with Calvin Morrill, Lauren Edelman, and Rosann Greenspan)

FTC Privacy and Data Security Enforcement and Guidance Under Section 5, 25:2 COMPETITION 89 (2016) (with Alexander Reicher)

The Death of the Privacy Policy? Effective Disclosures after In re Sears, Note, 25 BERKELEY TECH. L.J. 671 (2010)


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