Prof. Justin (Gus) Hurwitz

Assistant Professor of Law, Nebraska College of Law
Justin (Gus) Hurwitz

Professor Justin (Gus) Hurwitz joined the Nebraska College of Law faculty in 2013. His work builds on his background in law, technology, and economics to consider the interface between law and technology and the role of regulation in high-tech industries. He has a particular expertise in telecommunications law and technology.

Professor Hurwitz previously was the inaugural Research Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition (CTIC), prior to which he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at George Mason University Law School. From 2007–2010 he was a Trial Attorney with the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division in the Telecommunications and Media Enforcement Section.

Professor Hurwitz has a background in technology having worked at Los Alamos National Lab and interned at the Naval Research Lab prior to law school. During this time his work was recognized by organizations such as the Federal Laboratory Consortium, R&D Magazine, Los Alamos National Lab, IEEE & ACM, and the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California. In addition, he held an Internet2 Land Speed World Record with the Guinness Book of World Records.

Professor Hurwitz received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was an articles editor on the Chicago Journal of International Law and received Olin and MVP2 law and economics scholarships. He also holds an M.A. in Economics from George Mason University. He received his B.A. from St. John’s College.

  • J.D., 2007, University of Chicago Law School
  • M.A., Economics, 2011, George Mason University
  • B.A., 2003, St. John's College, Annapolis, MD & Santa Fe, NM

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Upcoming Events
Net Neutrality and the Role of the Government
Roger Williams Student Chapter
October 05, 2017
Publications and Multimedia
LabMD v. FTC: A David Against Goliath Story
Free Lunch Podcast featuring Gus Hurwitz and Michael Daugherty
July 19, 2017
Should the Government Set Internet Prices?
Short video featuring Gus Hurwitz
November 28, 2016
Is the FBI Taking a Bite Out of Apple? - Podcast
International & National Security Law Practice Group Podcast
May 27, 2016