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NYC LOCAL: Corrected and Improved Announcement of Carl Malamud et al Meeting on Wednesday 24 February 2010
23 Feb 2010 21:07:03 -0500
what="fuller official New York Law School
Institute for Information Law & Policy announcement"
correction="New York Law School is distinct from NYU Law School,
thus this meeting will not be at NYU Law School."
where="This meeting will be in Room A700 of
55 Worth Street
on the Island of the Manahattoes."
rsvp="rsvp is requested;
write to address@hidden"
Subject: Law.Gov | Google Groups
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 20:38:01 -0500 (EST)
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NYLS Panel on 2/24
Carl Malamud <address@hidden>
Liberating Legal Information: The Law.Gov Movement
A Panel Discussion with Carl Malamud, Helen Nissenbaum, and Nicholas
February 24, 2009
New York Law School
In 2009, President Obama's Open Government Initiative led to the
launch of Data.Gov, an online forum where the public may easily find,
download, and use Federal agency datasets. Through Data.Gov, the
administration seeks to expand creative use of the data and encourage
innovation beyond the walls of government.
Law.Gov builds on the success of Data.Gov by documenting what is
necessary to establish a distributed registry and repository of all
United States legal materials. Public.Resource.Org is leading this
revolutionary effort to collect briefs and opinions from the
Judiciary; reports, hearings, and laws from the Legislative branch;
and regulations, audits, grants, and other materials from the
Join the IILP as we welcome Internet pioneer Carl Malamud, President
and Founder of Public.Resource.Org, to discuss the Law.Gov movement
and it's opportunities for citizens to help change the way we
distribute America's Operating System. He will be joined by
distinguished Information Law scholars Helen Nissenbaum and Nicholas
This event is open to the public. Please RSVP to Naomi Allen at
Carl Malamud is the President and Founder of Public.Resource.Org.
Malamud was previously founder of the Internet Multicasting Service
and the Chief Technology Officer at the Center for American Progress.
He has been awarded Harvard University's Berkman Award for significant
contribution to the Internet and its impact on society, the Electronic
Frontier Foundation's Pioneer Award, and the First Amendment
Coalition's Bill Farr Award.
Helen Nissenbaum is Professor of Media, Culture and Communication, and
Computer Science at New York University, where she is also Senior
Faculty Fellow of the Information Law Institute. Her areas of
expertise span social, ethical, and political implications of
information technology and digital media. Before joining the faculty
at NYU, she served as Associate Director of the Center for Human
Values at Princeton University.
Nicholas Bramble is a Postdoctoral Associate in Law and Kauffman
Fellow in Law at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School,
specializing in research on the problems of collective action and the
promises of civic engagement relating to open access in the university
setting. Mr. Bramble was previously a judicial clerk for the Honorable
Charles F. Lettow of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and was the
online managing editor of the Journal of Law & Technology while at
Harvard Law School.
The discussion will be moderated by Christopher Wong, Postgraduate
Fellow at the Institute for Information Law & Policy at New York Law
School and Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow at the Information Society
Project at Yale Law School.
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Jay Sulzberger <address@hidden>
Corresponding Secretary LXNY
LXNY is New York's Free Computing Organization.
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