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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.

Upcoming Events

PSRJ Speaker Series: Susannah Pollvogt

Date: 
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

"The Denigration of Jurisprudence" 

BIO: Susannah Pollvogt's primary area of scholarly interest is the law of equal protection, in particular the doctrine of animus. She has published numerous articles and essays in this area, and is active as an amicus in litigation touching on equal protection issues.

Professor Pollvogt also specializes in assisting students in developing academic skills and passing the bar exam. She has a particular interest in methods of active learning and self-assessment.

Re-Imagining the Security State: Secrecy and Strategy in National Security

Date: 
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 12:00pm

Overview

U.S. national security relies on secrecy, even as changes in technology have made that secrecy increasingly difficult to assure. Over the past decade, the security state has grown dramatically: a record 5 million people now hold security clearances. Meanwhile, intelligence agencies have struggled to protect classified information related to range of government activities.