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Law in the Information Age Lecture with Professor Jack Balkin

Wednesday March 15, 2017

Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Jack M. Balkin, Knight Professor of Constitutional Law & the First Amendment at Yale Law School will deliver a lecture titled "Soylent Green Is the Right to Forget Your Robot Is Spouting Fake News: Free Speech Theory in the 21st Century"

In his lecture, Professor Balkin will apply theories of free speech in the digital age to contemporary problems.

Jack M. Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School. He is the founder and director of Yale’s Information Society Project, an interdisciplinary center that studies law and new information technologies. He also directs the Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression, and the Knight Law and Media Program at Yale.

Lunch will be provided.


For more information, please contact Nina Bell at nbell@ucdavis.edu