Cyber Attacks and Civil Liability - Symposium and Call for Contributors

From my students at the University of South Carolina:
Cyber Attacks and Civil Liability
Call for Panelists and Papers
Panelist Proposals Deadline: 12/18/16
Abstract Deadline: 01/18/16
Event Date: 02/04/16 – 02/05/16
Location: University of South Carolina School of Law, 701 Main Street, Columbia, SC, 29204
Organization: The South Carolina Law Review
The South Carolina Law Review (SCLR) proudly presents its annual Symposium, Cyber Attacks and Civil Liability. The event will take place at the University of South Carolina School of Law on February 4–5, 2016 in Columbia, South Carolina. The SCLR is now accepting extended essays or articles discussing issues that relate to cyber security and products liability. These submissions will be published in conjunction with the Symposium. Working drafts should be submitted as soon as possible, but no later than January 18, 2016. The SCLR welcomes submissions from legal scholars and practitioners, as well as experts in the fields of computer engineering, coding, and others closely related to cyber security or products liability.
In addition to written works, the SCLR is accepting applications to participate as a panelist at the symposium. The symposium will consist of three panels discussing the following topics:
Panel 1 will examine the science behind cyber attacks. 
Panel 2 will discuss the existing legal framework of products liability and its ability to provide a means of redress for injuries caused by cyber attacks. 
Panel 3 will examine practice specific concerns that lawyers may face in the cyber attack arena. 
Panelists that participate in the Symposium will have travel and lodging expenses covered. For speakers interested in participating on a panel, please submit an abstract of a proposed discussion no later than December 18, 2015. 
Please submit all materials to Drew Rawl, Editor in Chief, Vol. 67 of the South Carolina Law Review at  For further information, please contact Alexandra Williams at or Wesley Moran at

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