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The 2021 Randolph W. Thrower Symposium

Privacy in the Technology Age: Big Tech, Government, and Civil Liberties

Thursday, February 4, 2021
8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Emory University School of Law via Zoom (links provided upon registration)

Panel I.  Personal Data Protection: How Technology Jeopardizes Privacy

Morgan Cloud, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law (Moderator)
Anita L. Allen, Vice Provost for Faculty, Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania
Roy E. Barnes, Former Georgia Governor; Founder, Barnes Law Group
Woodrow Hartzog, Professor of Law and Computer Science, Northeastern University School of Law

Panel I video

KEYNOTE: Danielle Citron, Jefferson Scholars Foundation Schenck Distinguished Professor in Law, University of Virginia School of Law (Introduction by Dean Mary Anne Bobinski)

Keynote video unavailable

Panel II.  Technology and the Fourth Amendment: Surveillance and Security in the Digital Age

Kay L. Levine, Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law (Moderator)
Chaz Arnett, Associate Professor of Law, University of Maryland Carey School of Law
Jamil N. Jaffer, Founder & Executive Director, National Security Institute; Director, National Security Law & Policy Program; Assistant Professor, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School
Jennifer Lynch, Surveillance Litigation Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Panel II video

Panel III:  Antitrust & Big Tech: Consolidation and the Resulting Tension

Lawrence (Larry) A. Reicher, Chief, Office of Decree Enforcement and Compliance (Antitrust Division), United States Department of Justice (Moderator)
Roger P. Alford, Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School
Marina Lao, Board of Visitors Research Scholar and Edward S. Hendrickson Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law

Panel III video

The Thrower Symposium is free and open to the public. For Georgia Bar members, five hours of CLE credit is available. The CLE fee is waived for judges and clerks.


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