PLSC Paper Awards

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PLSC Reidenberg-Kerr Award

Named for our late colleagues, Joel Reidenberg and Ian Kerr, the Reidenberg-Kerr Award is based on the overall excellence of a paper submitted by a pre-tenure scholar. The papers are selected by the PLSC program committee.

Year Authors Title Cite
2020 Jon Penney Understanding Chilling Effects and their Harms TBD
2020 Rebecca Wexler Privacy as Privilege TBD
2019 Sandra Wachter and Brent Mittelstadt A Right to Reasonable Inferences Re-Thinking Data Protection Law in the Age of Big Data and AI Columbia Business Law Review, 2019(2)
2018 Anne Boustead Effect of Privacy Protections on Law Enforcement Use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Databases OSF Pre-Print (April 2019)
2018 Sarah Lageson “Digital Punishment and Digital Avoidance”: Privacy Conceptions of Criminal Records in the Internet Age  Forthcoming as book project.
2017 Roger Ford  Data Scams   57 Houston Law Review 111 (2019)
 2017 Sebastian Benthall, Seda Gürses, Helen Nissenbaum Contextual Integrity through the Lenses of Computer Science  Foundations and Trends® in Privacy and Security: Vol. 2: No. 1, pp 1-69. 
2016 Matthew Tokson Knowledge and Fourth Amendment Privacy 111 Northwestern University Law Review 139 (2016)
2016 Margot Kaminski Privacy and the Right to Record 97 B.U. L. Rev. 167 (2017)
2015 Jennifer Daskal The Un-Territoriality of Data 125 Yale L. J. 326 (2015)
2015 Margaret Hu Big Data Blacklisting 67 Florida L. Rev. 1735 (2015)
2015 Bilyana Petkova The Safeguards of Privacy Federalism in the United States and the European Union 20 Lewis & Clark Law Review 595 (2016)

International Association of Privacy Professionals Paper Award

The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) sponsors an award for two papers presented at PLSC. The two winning authors will each receive $2500 from IAPP, an opportunity to present the paper at the IAPP Privacy Academy  (travel will be provided for up to two authors of each paper), and an opportunity to publish an abstract or summary of the paper in the Privacy Advisor. The criteria are overall excellence and relevance to the practice of privacy law.

Year Authors Title  Cite
2019 Ari Waldman Privacy Law’s False Promise 97 Wash. U. L. Rev. 773 (2019)
2018 Xin Dai Toward A Reputation State: The Social Credit System Project of China SSRN 2018
2018 Daniel Susser, Beate Roessler, and Helen Nissenbaum Online Manipulation SSRN 2018
2017 Ari Waldman Designing Without Privacy 55 Houston Law Review 659 (2017)
2016 Danielle Citron The Privacy Policymaking of State Attorneys General 92 Notre Dame Law Review 747 (2016)
2016 Pauline Kim Data Driven Discrimination at Work William and Mary Law Review (2017)
2015  Lauren Willis  Performance-Based Consumer Law
82 U. Chicago L. Rev. 1309 (2015)
2015  Sarah Igo Social Insecurities: Numbering Identity in the U.S. Since the 1930s This paper became part of Igo’s book, The Known Citizen
2014 Danielle Keats Citron & Frank A. Pasquale The Scored Society: Due Process for Automated Predictions 89 Wash. L. Rev. 1 (2014)
2014 Solon Barocas & Andrew Selbst Big Data’s Disparate Impact 104 Cal. L. Rev. 671 (2016)
2013 Ryan Calo Digital Market Manipulation 82 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 995 (2014)
2013 Daniel J. Solove & Woodrow Hartzog The FTC and the New Common Law of Privacy 114 Colum. L. Rev. 583 (2014)
2012 Ira Rubinstein & Nathan Good Privacy by Design: A Counterfactual Analysis of Google and Facebook Privacy Incidents 28 Berk. Tech. L. J. 1333 (2013)
2012 Alessandro Acquisti & Christina M. Fong An Experiment in Hiring Discrimination Via Online Social Networks WEIS 2013
2011 Woodrow Hartzog & Frederic Stutzman The Case for Online Obscurity 101 Cal. L. Rev. 1 (2013)
2011 Michelle Madejski, Maritza Johnson & Steven Bellovin The Failure of Online Social Network Privacy Settings CUCS-010-11