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David Levine speaks at four universities on law, culture and technology

Elon Law Professor David Levine presented recently at Chapman University School of Law, Duke University School of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law and the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.

On February 1, Levine spoke at a law review symposium at Chapman University School of Law titled, “The Future of Law, Business, and Legal Education: How to Prepare Students to Meet Corporate Needs.” His presentation was part of a panel titled, “Changing the Curriculum to Keep Pace with Technology.” Levine spoke on the benefits of student blogs as part of law school courses, and the value of professional mentoring relationships between faculty and students in a talk titled, "What Can We Do On Monday?" 

On February 19, Levine participated in a debate on legislation to prevent online piracy and copyright infringement at Duke University School of Law. The debate was hosted by the Sports and Entertainment Law Society and the Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw Society of Duke Law and featured, in addition to Levine, Hillel Parness of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P.

On March 16, Levine spoke on the judiciary's use of romanticism in deciding cases in an article titled, "It'll Break Your Heart Every Time: Baseball, the Internet, and Romanticism." This presentation took place at the internet law works-in-progress event at Santa Clara University School of Law.

On March 29, Levine delivered a presentation to faculty members of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. Levine’s talk, in which he discussed a draft article on trade secrecy and corporate accountability, was part of the College’s faculty enrichment program.

In addition, Levine spoke with This Week in Law, the online video podcast that focuses on breaking issues in technology law including patents and copyrights. Levine’s February interview on This Week in Law, titled “Fracking Transparency” is available to here.

Levine’s Hearsay Culture radio show and podcast recently posted four podcast interviews:

  • Dean Anne Balsamo of the New School for Public Engagement, author of Designing Culture: The Technological Imagination at Work
  • Prof. Gabriella Coleman, author of Coding Freedom: The Aesthetics and the Ethics of Hacking
  • Eran Kahana of the Maslon law firm, on artificial intelligence
  • Dave Seubert, head of the University of California Santa Barbara’s Cylinder Digitization and Preservation Project.

Earlier, Levine posted the following podcast interviews:

  • Amardeep Singh, Director of National Programs at the Sikh Coalition, speaks about hate speech on the internet, cyberbullying and other challenges facing the Sikh community post 9/11.
  • Stefan Larsson and Marcin de Kaminski of Lund University discuss their work on copyright infringement/piracy and Pirate Bay in Sweden.
  • Tom Streeter of the University of Vermont shares insights from his book The Net Effect: Romanticism, Capitalism and the Internet.

More information about Hearsay Culture is available here.

More information about Elon Law Professor David Levine is available here.

Philip Craft,
4/2/2013 11:20 AM