TLS Highlights

TECHNOLOGY, POLICING, AND EARNING THE PUBLIC TRUST SYMPOSIUM

November 20, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Technology, Law & Security Program (TLS), in partnership with the Criminal Justice Practice & Policy Institute (CJPPI) at the American University Washington College of Law (WCL), American Constitution Society (ACS) WCL Chapter, the Journal of National Security Law and Policy (JNSLP) at Georgetown University, and Future Tense, is pleased to announce the capstone event to its joint Power, Policing and Tech project. RSVP HERE!

Upcoming At the Intersection

Facebook: Content Policy & US2020 featuring Monika Bickert

What are the roles and responsibilities of big tech in protecting our democracy? Join us for an in-depth conversation with Monika Bickert, Vice President of Global Policy Management at Facebook, on misinformation, disinformation, foreign interference efforts, and the 2020 elections. We will discuss election preparedness, Facebook's stance on content regulation including what is known as "Section 230" -- the law that protects tech companies from liability for posts of their users -- and the company's stance on political ads. RSVP HERE!

DELIGHTED AND HONORED TO BE A RECIPIENT OF THE KNIGHT FOUNDATION GRANT

The Knight Foundation grant will enable us to tackle critically important questions regarding to the roles and responsibilities of players across the Internet ecosystem in responding to harmful content online.

For more details, Knight Foundation Announces a Wide Range of New Grants to Support Research on Internet Governance

Introducing the Free Speech Project and TLS Speaker Series

Tech Law Free Speech Project Launch
 

The Free Speech Project, launched in February 2020, is a collaboration between TLS and Slate Future Tense that examines the ways technology is influencing how we think about speech.

The TLS Speaker Series, launched in January 2020, provides an opportunity for WCL students and invited guests to engage with distinguished practitioners.

 
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