Maine Law Review Symposium

The Maine Law Review hosts an annual symposium on a topic selected by the editors of the journal.

The most recent symposium took place on February 21, 2014, and focused on Who’s Governing Privacy? Regulation and Protection in a Digital Era. The event addressed the most pressing questions about the regulation and protection of information and personal privacy in the digital age. Scholars, policymakers, practitioners and the general public discussed challenges, opportunities and solutions. Topics and presenters for the Privacy Law Symposium included:

“Some Realism about Technical Solutions to Transnational Surveillance,” presented by Ira Rubenstein, Senior Fellow, and Joris van Hoboken, Microsoft Research Fellow, Information Law Institute, NYU School of Law.

“Structural Limits on Government Access to Personal Data: A Post-Snowden Multi-National Comparison,” presented by Christopher Wolf, Dir., Privacy and Information Management Practice Group, Hogan Lovell, Washington, D.C.

“United We Stand, Divided We Fall: The Promise and Shortcomings of Privacy Self-Regulatory Efforts,” presented by J. Trevor Hughes, President & CEO, and Omer Tene, V.P. of Research and Education, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

The 2013 Maine Law Review Symposium was on Local Food || Global Food: Do We Have What It Takes To Reinvent the U.S. Food System?