The Information Society Project at Yale Law School is an intellectual center addressing the implications of the Internet and new information technologies for law and society, guided by the values of democracy, development, and civil liberties. The ISP's work includes copyright, media law and policy, transparency, and privacy.
Griswold v. Connecticut, 50 Years Young: How Wonder Woman Fought for Birth Control
A conversation about past and future with
JILL LEPORE, the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University and author of The Secret History of Wonder Woman (Knopf, 2014)
and Yale Law Professors
Sponsored by ISP, PSRJ, LSRJ, ACS and the Zelia and Oscar Ruebhausen/Debevoise and Plimpton Students Fund
Intellectual property law is only one of many legal institutions that can help promote, stifle, or govern knowledge production. For example, government transfers rewards to innovators through tax incentives, grants, and prizes; regulates innovation through the administrative state (the EPA, FTC, SEC, CPFB, etc.); creates legal rules and infrastructures that can help sustain or undermine commons-based production; and influences innovation through law and institutions related to immigration, tort law, education, and more.