Legislators on both sides of the Atlantic have placed increasing focus on big tech platforms. Europe’s recently enacted Digital Markets Act reflects a new approach that bases liability on the size of firms rather than market dominance and employs regulatory-style remedies. Both houses of the U.S. Congress are considering following suit. Do we really need new rules? Is competition truly in peril? How will these new rules affect markets and consumers? Humboldt University Professor Heike Schweitzer, coauthor of the European Commission’s Report on Competition Policy for the Digital Era, and University of Pennsylvania Professor Herbert Hovenkamp, senior coauthor of the leading antitrust treatise, will discuss and debate these important questions.
Please join Penn Law Federalist Society and the Center for Technology, Innovation, and Competition on Thursday, April 14 in Gittis 2 at noon for a discussion between Professors Adam Candeub (Michigan State) and Christopher Yoo (Penn) on the growing threat to the free flow of ideas that comes from private censorship.
Join CTIC, PIPG, and ITSC on Friday, April 1 to hear an exciting panel discuss the democratic regulation of AI Systems! The event will be held virtually, and a registration form will soon be provided.
This symposium will unveil a special issue of the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics devoted to Health Law and Anti-Racism, with panel discussions on health law and policing, industry and the environment, health care and research, and anti-racist teaching and practice.
Join us to hear from this Penn Law alum about his time in private practice and working as a judicial clerk.
Join Penn Law ACS for an all-day conference on Friday, March 25 at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, featuring panels by leading privacy experts and scholars, including special guest U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. Panel topics will include: Free Speech and Social Media, Medical Autonomy & COVID-19, Reproductive Justice in a (Possibly) Post-Roe Landscape, Voter Privacy & Election Integrity: The 2020 Election & Ongoing Threats to Democracy, and more! Register here
Join us on March 17 at 12pm to learn about the law and engineering joint degree programs, the JD/MCIT and JD/MSE. The JD/MCIT requires no prior engineering or computer science background and is ideal for those interested in the practice of law and information technology. The JD/MSE is intended for students with a strong undergraduate background in engineering or computer science. Students will also hear about the CTIC Interdisciplinary Scholarship Program that awards scholarships to Penn Law students through a competitive process.
Join us to hear from this exciting panel on their cutting-edge practices and distinguished careers. A boxed lunch will be available “to go” after the event for those who register.