Agenda | BTLJ-BCLT Symposium: Technology Law as a Vehicle for Anti-Racism

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Presiding Officer: Allan E. Holder, J.D. Candidate, Berkeley Law ’21
9:00 AM  On Online Speech, Online Harassment, and Section 230

Gautam Hans, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Vanderbilt Law School

Anupam Chander, Professor of Law, Georgetown Law

10:15 AM On Net Neutrality, Communications Policy, and Their Impact on Minority Populations

Catherine Sandoval, Associate Professor of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law

Olivier Sylvain, Professor of Law and Dean’s Distinguished Scholar, Fordham University School of Law

Ari Q. Fitzgerald; Partner, Communications, Internet, and Media; Hogan Lovells LLP 

Ernesto Falcon, Senior Legislative Counsel, Electronic Frontier Foundation

11:30 AM  BREAK  
11:45 AM Student-Centered Event/Conversation  
1:00 PM KEYNOTE  Commissioner Mignon Clyburn; Former Commissioner and Acting Chair, FCC; Member of the Board of Directors, Lionsgate
1:45 PM BREAK  


2:00 PM


On Algorithmic Bias and Its Consequences for People of Color  

3:15 PM


Friday, November 13, 2020

Presiding Officer: Allan E. Holder, J.D. Candidate, Berkeley Law ’21
9:00 AM On Intellectual Property and Race


10:15 AM


On the Criminal Justice System: Evidence, Expert Testimony, and Race


Rashida Richardson, Visiting Scholar, Rutgers Law School; Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund

Maurice Dyson, Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School

Brandon Garrett, L. Neil Williams, Jr., Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law

Hanni Fakhoury, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Office of the Federal Public Defender

11:30 AM  BREAK  

12:00 PM



Congressman Ro Khanna, Representative for California’s 17th District, United States House of Representatives


12:45 PM BREAK  
1:00 PM


On the Potential Conception of Privacy as a Civil Right


Tiffany Li, Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor, Boston University School of Law

Alvaro Bedoya; Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown Law; Founding Director of the Center on Privacy & Technology 

Travis LeBlanc; Partner, Cyber/Data/Privacy, Cooley LLP; Board Member, Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

Pedro Pavón, Director/Senior Corporate Counsel, Salesforce

2:15 PM


On Surveillance, Law Enforcement, and Race



Elizabeth Joh, Professor of Law, University of California, Davis

Bennett Capers, Professor of Law and Director of Center on Race, Law & Justice, Fordham University School of Law

Kami Chavis, Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Justice Program, Wake Forest University School of Law

Jerome Greco, Director of the Digital Forensic Unit, Legal Aid Society of New York


CLE credit will be offered for this event

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