American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting Panel Discussions
January 3-5, 2003

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC

The Communitarian Network hosted three panel discussions at the American Association of Law Schools 2003 Annual Meeting, which took place January 3 - January 5, 2003. "The Scope of Children's First Amendment Rights," "Communitarian Approaches to Cyberspace" and "The Limits of Privacy" panel discussions addressed legal issues from a Communitarian perspective.

"The Scope of Children's First Amendment Rights"
Friday, January 3, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
Location: Thomas Paine room, Wardman Tower, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

This panel explored the ways in which the First Amendment applies to children, and the implications this application has for public policies.

Panel:
Emily Buss, University of Chicago Law School
Barbara Woodhouse, University of Florida Law School
Amitai Etzioni, The George Washington University

Chair: Dawn Nunziato, George Washington University

"Communitarian Approaches to Cyberspace"
Saturday, January 4, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Park Tower Suite 8206, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

This panel discussed the questions of whether or not one can justify creating a commons in cyberspace, and what purpose such a commons could serve.

Panel:
Jack Balkin, Yale Law School
Carol Rose, Yale Law School
Eugene Volokh, UCLA Law School
Glenn Reynolds, College of Law, University of Tennessee

Chair: Peter Levine, University of Maryland, Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

"The Limits of Privacy"
Sunday, January 5, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
Location: Thomas Paine room, Wardman Tower, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

This discussion started from the premise that most people recognize that new challenges to our safety may require some measures of intrusion into individual privacy. The panel then addressed the question of what criteria should be used to guide our policies and how far we should go in this direction.

Panel:
Anita Allen, University of Pennsylvania Law School
The Honorable Michael Chertoff, Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, Department of Justice
Christopher Slobogin, University of Florida Law School

Chair: Amitai Etzioni, The George Washington University

 

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