News & Events
CS + Law Faculty Talks

Wednesday, February 26
5 – 8 p.m.

Pritzker School of Law, RB 140

Reception including refreshments and appetizers following the event

The Computer Science + Law Faculty talks will bring together faculty interested in the intersections of computer science and law with the purpose of fostering collaboration and interdisciplinary research.

Register for the event


Larry Birnbaum, Professor of Computer Science

Alyson Carrel, Clinical Associate Professor of Law
Impact of Legal Analytics on Settlement

Nick Diakopoulos, Assistant Professor
Synthetic Media and Free Speech

Paul Gowder, Professor and O.K. Patton Fellow in Law (Paul will join the Northwestern Law faculty in the fall of 2020)
Platforms and Policies

Kris Hammond, Bill and Cathy Osborn Professor of Computer Science
Viewing Technology Through the Lens of Its Application

Jason Hartline, Professor of Computer Science
Designing Incentives (With application to peer grading)

Samir Khuller, Peter and Adrienne Barris Chair and Professor of Computer Science
On Building Diverse Teams

Sarah Lawsky, Benjamin Mazur Summer Research Professor of Law
Teaching Algorithms and Algorithms for Teaching

Dan Linna, Senior Lecturer and Director of Law and Technology Initiatives
Developing Standards for the Evaluation of Legal Technology

John McGinnis, George C. Dix Professor in Constitutional Law , with Steven Wasick
Law's Algorithm

Laura Nirider, Clinical Associate Professor of Law
Lawyering in the Age of Social Media

Laura Pedraza-Farina, Associate Professor of Law
The Case for Tailoring Patent Strength to Innovation Diffusion

Chris Riesbeck, Associate Professor of Computer Science
Understanding Language and Legal Texts

Daniel Rodriguez, Harold Washington Professor of Law
Statutory Information as Data: ML and Legislative Interpretation

Maria Amparo Grau Ruiz, Visiting Professor of Law
The Attempts to Regulate the Social Impact of Robotics and AI in the EU

David Schwartz, Professor of Law
Testing the Efficacy and Efficiency of In-House Lawyers

Juliet Sorensen, Clinical Professor of Law
Hack for Social Good: The Intersection of Human Rights, Public Health, and Technology in Lagos

Jim Speta, Elizabeth Froehling Horner Professor of Law and Vice Dean
Internet Platforms and the Public Utility Impulse

Emerson Tiller, J. Landis Martin Professor of Law & Business
Textual Analysis and the Law

Xiao Wang, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
From Brandeis to Brandeis

Additional speakers will be announced.


Samir Khuller
Peter and Adrienne Barris Chair and Professor of Computer Science

Dan Linna
Senior Lecturer and Director of Law and Technology Initiatives

Jeff Stiers
Senior Director of Strategic Projects