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Elon Law Review's fall 2010 symposium to explore transparency, secrecy and the Internet

Posted Sunday, September 26, 2010

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Elon, NC - Several of the nation's top scholars in Intellectual Property law, technology and the Internet will gather on October 29 at Elon University School of Law to explore how the Internet impacts public access to information and how society balances the desire for increased access to information with the need for secrecy, privacy and control.

Participants in the symposium will include:

Adam Candeub, Acting Director of Intellectual Property & Communications Law Program and Associate Professor of Law, Michigan State University College of Law;

Andrew Chin, Associate Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law;

Anne Klinefelter, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Law Library, University of North Carolina School of Law;

Shubha Ghosh, Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin School of Law;

Saby Ghoshray, Independent Scholar;

Joe Hall, Postdoctoral Research Fellow jointly affiliated with the University of California Berkeley School of Information and the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University;

Jeffrey L. Harrison, Stephen C. O'Connell Chair, University of Florida Levin College of Law;

Mary L. Lyndon, Professor of Law, St. John’s University School of Law;

Jasmine McNealy, Assistant Professor of Communications, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University.

Additional participants, serving as moderators, include:

Eric Fink, Jennings Professor of Law and Emerging Scholar, Elon University School of Law;

Paul Jones, Director of and Clinical Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication and School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;

David Levine, Assistant Professor of Law, Elon University School of Law, and non-resident fellow at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School.

The symposium will take place from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, October 29, in room 207 at Elon Law. It is a CLE approved event and attorneys may receive three credit hours towards their general hours requirement; however, the Symposium is open to all members of the community and all are welcome to attend. There is no admission cost for this event. To attend, please contact the Symposium Editor of the Elon Law Review at

Each year, the Elon Law Review publishes a Symposium Issue exploring an emerging issue deserving of in-depth analysis by legal experts. Past issues have explored the death penalty and emerging frameworks in international business transactions.

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