A total of 52 different organizations filed sixteen amicus briefs in the Supreme Court supporting Lawrence Golan and the other petitioners in Golan v. Holder, including the ACLU, American Library Association, Cato Institute, Creative Commons, Google, Internet Archive, Public Knowledge, and Yale Information Society Project. A complete list appears below, with links to each brief.
The Center for Internet and Society (CIS) at Stanford Law School is looking for volunteer Summer Interns to work on public interest issues involving technology.
CIS is a leading center for the study of the relationship between the public interest, law and technology. CIS is headed by law professor Barbara van Schewick. Anthony Falzone directs the Fair Use Project. Ryan Calo handles the Consumer Privacy Project.
Stanford Law School Announces Center for Internet and Society Residential Fellowship
The Center for Internet and Society (CIS) at Stanford Law School is offering a one-year Fellowship (2011-2012) to work in conjunction with its Fair Use Project (FUP) on public interest litigation involving copyright, First Amendment and technology issues. The primary responsibility for the Fellow will be to work on current FUP litigation, and client counseling. In addition, the Fellow will be an active part of the CIS community, attending and planning lectures and symposia, assisting with Center activities and working with students on related projects. The Fellowship will provide significant opportunity for the pursuit of individual research and scholarship in preparation to enter the academic teaching market. The Fellowship position is offered for one year with the opportunity for renewal.
VAN SCHEWICK EAST COAST TALKS ON INTERNET ARCHITECTURE, INNOVATION AND NETWORK NEUTRALITY
You are cordially invited to one of Barbara van Schewick's book talks on the East Coast (Harvard, Yale, New York, Princeton) during the week of November 8. For dates and locations, see below.
Barbara van Schewick, Associate Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and Director of Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society, will discuss her recently released and widely praised book, Internet Architecture and Innovation.
The Stanford Center for Internet and Society seeks scholars and practitioners interested in a formal affiliation with the Center for the 2010-2012 academic years. There are three categories of affiliation:
Affiliate Scholar: CIS will select one or more professors in law, computer science, communications, economics, or a related field for formal affiliation with the Center for a period of two years.
Affiliate Junior Scholar: CIS will select one or more promising PhD candidates or post docs working on issues of technology law or policy for formal affiliation with the Center for a period of at least one year.
Non-Residential Fellow: CIS will select one or more practitioners with a focus on technology law or policy for formal affiliation with CIS for a period of two years.
Please see the full post for how to apply.