In this event, GW faculty members and GW alumni who are law professors provide advice on pursuing a career in legal academia. Watch the recording here. Details about the event are below. Thursday, March 2, 2023 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Faculty Conference Center, 5th Floor
Posts about Advice by Professor Daniel J. Solove for his blog at TeachPrivacy, a privacy awareness and security training company.
Cybersecurity and Data Security: What Every Lawyer Should Know
I was recently on a terrific panel called Cybersecurity and Data Security: What Every Lawyer Should Know held by Penn State Dickinson Law. The program focused on the latest developments in cybersecurity and data privacy. The panel was moderated by Professor Daryl Lim, H. Laddie Montague Jr. Chair in Law at Penn St. Dickinson Law. […]
Webinar – Privacy Law Careers
If you couldn’t make it to my recent webinar on privacy law careers, you can watch the replay here. I had a great discussion with Karen Berkley, Jeewon Serrato and Eulonda Sykes about lateral moves and breaking into the privacy law field. I also maintain pages with advice and information about privacy law careers that […]
Assessing Privacy Law Programs at Law Schools
For decades, I’ve been arguing that law schools must improve their programs for privacy law. A few years ago, I lead a group of academics and practitioners in crafting a letter to law school deans about why law schools must offer more in privacy law: An Open Letter to Law School Deans about Privacy Law […]
Privacy and Data Protection in Academia Guide
The inaugural issue of Privacy and Data Protection in Academia, A Global Guide to Curricula has just been released. This guide has information regarding privacy and data protection programs and courses offered at graduate schools, including law, computer science and business schools around the world. This information was based on a survey. Some law schools […]
An Open Letter to Law School Deans about Privacy Law Education in Law Schools
Recently a group of legal academics and practitioners in the field of privacy law sent a letter to the deans of all U.S. law schools about privacy law education in law schools. My own brief intro about this endeavor is here in italics, followed by the letter. The signatories to the letter have signed onto […]
A Guide to Grading Exams
This post is a reprise of a post I wrote many years ago that has remained popular. I thought I’d repost it now, during exam grading season, to help professors who want to learn the science and art of grading exams. It’s that time of year again. Students have taken their finals, and now […]
The Funniest Password Recovery Questions and Why Even These Don’t Work
A recent article in Wired argues that it is time to kill password recovery questions. Password recovery questions are those questions that you set up in case you forget your password. Common questions are: In what city were you born? What is your mother’s maiden name? Where did you go to high school?
HIPAA’s Failure to Provide Enough Patient Control Over Medical Records
A Not-So-Far-Fetched Seinfeld Episode In a Seinfeld episode called “The Package” from 1996 (click here to see the scene), airing just months after HIPAA was passed, Elaine goes to see a doctor for a rash.
An Updated List of Privacy Law Fellowships
Fellowships can be a great way to kick start a career in privacy law. I have added new fellowships the list I published in February 2016, as well as updated deadlines and other relevant information. Click here to see the fully updated list of privacy fellowships. If you know of others I should add, please email me.