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2022 Highlights: Scholarship and Writings

Here’s a roundup of my scholarship and writings for 2022. SCHOLARSHIP BOOKS  BREACHED! WHY DATA SECURITY LAW FAILS AND HOW TO IMPROVE IT (Oxford U. Press 2022) (with Woodrow Harzog) Free chapter: Unifying Privacy and Data Security PRIVACY LAW FUNDAMENTALS (IAPP 6th ed. 2022) (with Paul Schwartz) Free chapter: An Overview of Privacy Law

New Edition of Privacy Law Fundamentals

Privacy Law Fundamentals

I’m pleased to announce that a new 4th edition of my short guide, PRIVACY LAW FUNDAMENTALS  (IAPP 2017)  (co-authored with Professor Paul Schwartz) is now out in print.  This edition incorporates extensive developments in privacy law and includes an introductory chapter summarizing key new laws, cases and enforcement actions. Privacy Law Fundamentals is designed with […]

The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy in the Information Age

    I am now offering the full text of my book The Digital Person:  Technology and Privacy in the Information Age (NYU Press 2004) online for FREE download.

Why All Law Schools Should Teach Privacy Law — and Why Many Don’t

by Daniel J. Solove Since 2000, I have taught a law school course in information privacy law. When I started teaching, I could count the number of law schools that had such a course on one hand. Today, by my rough estimate, I believe that the course is offered in about 40-50 law schools.