Friday, March 9
Panel: Is Technology Changing Individual-State-Societal Relations?
- Dean Mark Grady, George Mason University School of Law
- Mr. Declan McCullagh, Chief Washington Correspondent for Wired Magazine/Wired.com
- Prof. John McGinnis, Cardozo School of Law
- Prof. Robert Merges, Boalt Hall School of Law
- Moderator: Mr. Peter Thiel, Chairman and Founder of Paypal.com
Saturday, March 10
Panel: Does the Law Need to—and Can It—Protect Privacy?
- Prof. Jeff Rosen, George Washington University School of Law/Columnist for The New Republic
- Mr. Marc Rotenberg, Electronic Privacy Information Center
- Prof. Eugene Volokh, UCLA School of Law
- Mr. Kent Walker, Senior Vice President & General Counsel of Liberate Technologies
- Moderator: Prof. Howard Shelanski, Boalt Hall School of Law
Debate: Is Technology Posing Any Truly New Legal Challenges, Or Is It Presenting Problems That are Simply Variations On Old Themes?
- Hon. Frank Easterbrook, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
- Prof. David Friedman, Santa Clara University School of Law
- Moderator: Prof. John Yoo, Boalt Hall School of Law
Panel: Proprietary Rights in Intellectual Property: Time-Tested Incentives or Overdone Protections?
- Prof. Mark Lemley, Boalt Hall School of Law
- Hon. Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- Prof. Lillian BeVier, University of Virginia School of Law
- Mr. Jay Monahas, Associate General Counsel for ebay
- Moderator: Hon. Vaughn Walker, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Panel: Should Our Increased Genetic Knowledge Change How We Treat Persons Under the Law?
- Hon. Michael O’Neill, U.S. Sentencing Commission and George Mason School of Law
- Prof. E. Donald Elliott, Yale University School of Law
- Moderator: Prof. Eric Rakowski, Boalt Hall School of Law
- Hon. Kenneth Starr, Kirkland and Ellis
- Introduction: Prof. Jesse Choper, Boalt Hall School of Law