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Constitution Day Speaker Danielle Citron to Speak on Hate Crimes in Cyberspace

Danielle Citron, the Lois K. Macht Research Professor and Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, will speak at Washington and Lee University on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 5:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

The title of the talk, which is free and open to the public, is “Hate Crimes in Cyberspace: Constitutional Issues and Challenges.” Citron is this year’s Constitution Day (Sept. 17) speaker at W&L.

Citron is the author of “Hate Crimes in Cyberspace” (Harvard University Press, 2014). Her articles and essays have appeared in the “California Law Review,” “Michigan Law Review,” “Minnesota Law Review,” “Southern California Law Review,” “Washington University Law Review,” “Boston University Law Review,” “George Washington Law Review,” and many others.

Citron has been interviewed in dozens of media broadcasts and articles, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Al-Jazeera America, Barrons, the Atlantic, NPR and Fox News, among others.

Citron is an affiliate fellow at the Yale Information Society Project and an affiliate scholar at the Stanford Center on Internet and Society. She serves on the board of directors of the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative and is on the advisory boards of Electronic Privacy Information Center, Future of Privacy, Teach Privacy and Without My Consent. She is a contributor Forbes and Concurring Opinions.

She writes about and teaches information privacy law, administrative law and civil rights at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law.