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2012 Symposium

First Amendment Challenges in the Digital Age


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The Symposium, co-sponsored by Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society, took place on Friday, February 10, 2012. Scholars and noted practitioners from across the country joined STLR to discuss current and emerging issues in First Amendment law and the Internet.

The text of Marvin Ammori’s talk is presentation here. An online colloquium on this talk took place at Concurring Opinions.

Unable to attend? The audio recordings of these dynamic panels are now available for listeners to access:

Panel 1 – Taking Forgetting Seriously
Panel 2 – First Amendment Architecture
Panel 3 – PROTECT IP/SOPA

Video recordings are also available:

Panel 1 – Taking Forgetting Seriously
Panel 2 – First Amendment Architecture
Panel 3 – PROTECT IP/SOPA

CLE Credit: The Stanford Technology Law Review certifies that this activity for 3 hours of CLE credit was approved by the State Bar of California for the First Amendment Architecture panel and the Protect IP/SOPA panel.

Registration

There has been overwhelming interest in this year’s Symposium and we have reached our capacity. Registration is now closed.

Schedule

10:00 AM: Registration, Stanford Law School
10:30 AM: Panel 1 – Taking Forgetting Seriously (Room 190)

Moderator: James Temple, Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle

Panelists:
Franz Werro, Professor, Georgetown Law;
Dr. Lothar Determann, Partner, Baker & McKenzie;
Patrick Ryan, Policy Counsel, Open Internet, Google;
Michael Fertik, Founder and CEO, Reputation.com
12:00 PM: Lunch break (Complimentary Sandwiches in the Law Lounge)
1:30 PM: Panel 2 – First Amendment Architecture (Room 190)

Presenter: Marvin Ammori, Stanford Law School CIS Affiliate

Discussants:
Yochai Benkler, Professor, Harvard Law School, and Co-Director, Berkman Center for Internet and Society;
Lillian BeVier, Professor, University of Virginia Law
3:15 PM: Panel 3 – PROTECT IP/SOPA (Room 190)

Moderator: Declan McCullagh, Chief Political Correspondent, CNET

Panelists:
Corynne McSherry, Intellectual Property Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation;
Mike Masnick, Editor, Techdirt Blog;
Betsy Zedek, Senior Counsel, Content Protection, Fox Group Legal
A.J. Thomas, Partner, Jenner & Block
5:00 PM: STLR’s 15th Anniversary Reception (Neukom Building Faculty Lounge)

Co-sponsored by the Palo Alto offices of Morrison Foerster and Baker & McKenzie.
   

Directions & Parking

The Symposium will take place at Stanford Law School.

Visitor parking is available at Parking Structure 6 (off of Campus Drive between Wilbur Way and Arguello Mall). For other parking options, see Stanford University Parking & Transportation Services.

Maps and directions to Parking Structure 6 and Stanford Law School are available below.

From San Francisco via Highway 280

  1. Take 280 South in the direction of San Jose.
  2. Proceed to the Alpine Road exit (after Sand Hill Road).
  3. Turn left on Alpine Road.
  4. Turn right at the first traffic light onto Junipero Serra Boulevard.
  5. Turn left at the second traffic light onto Campus Drive East. (The first traffic light is Campus Drive West).
  6. Turn left onto Bowdoin St., and follow Bowdoin until you reach a stop sign.
  7. Turn left at the stop sign; the entrance to the parking garage is on the right.
  8. Exit the Parking Structure from the elevators opposite the entrance and follow the STLR Symposium signs to the law school.

From San Francisco via Highway 101

  1. Take 101 South in the direction of San Jose/Los Angeles.
  2. Proceed to the Embarcadero/Oregon Expressway exit.
  3. Follow the signs to Embarcadero West/Stanford University.
  4. Stay on Embarcadero for approximately two miles.
  5. After crossing El Camino Real, Embarcadero will become Galvez.
  6. Stay in the left lane, proceeding straight into campus. (The stadium will be on the left).
  7. Turn left at the first stop sign after the stadium onto Campus Drive.
  8. Proceed approximately 3/4 mile to Bowdoin St.
  9. Turn right onto Bowdoin St., and follow Bowdoin until you reach a stop sign.
  10. Turn left at the stop sign; the entrance to the parking garage is on the right.
  11. Exit the Parking Structure from the elevators opposite the entrance and follow the STLR Symposium signs to the law school.

From San Jose via Highway 280

  1. Take 280 North in the direction of San Francisco.
  2. Proceed to the Page Mill Road exit, turning right onto Page Mill Road at the end of the off-ramp.
  3. At the second traffic light, turn left onto Junipero Serra Boulevard.
  4. Proceed approximately one mile to the traffic light at Campus Drive East.
  5. Turn right onto Campus Drive.
  6. Turn left onto Bowdoin St., and follow Bowdoin until you reach a stop sign.
  7. Turn left at the stop sign; the entrance to the parking garage is on the right.
  8. Exit the Parking Structure from the elevators opposite the entrance and follow the STLR Symposium signs to the law school.

From San Jose via Highway 101

  1. Take 101 North in the direction of San Francisco.
  2. Proceed to the Embarcadero/Oregon Expressway exit.
  3. Follow the signs to Embarcadero West/Stanford University.
  4. Stay on Embarcadero for approximately two miles.
  5. After crossing El Camino Real, Embarcadero will become Galvez.
  6. Stay in the left lane, proceeding straight into campus. (The stadium will be on the left).
  7. Turn left at the first stop sign after the stadium onto Campus Drive.
  8. Proceed approximately one mile to Bowdoin St.
  9. Turn right onto Bowdoin St., and follow Bowdoin until you reach a stop sign.
  10. Turn left at the stop sign; the entrance to the parking garage is on the right.
  11. Exit the Parking Structure from the elevators opposite the entrance and follow the STLR Symposium signs to the law school.

Maps, Lodging & Contact Information

Maps of the Stanford Campus are available at the following locations: