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Beth Noveck ’97 at YLS April 23 to Discuss Open Government

Beth Noveck ’97, an expert on the impact of technology on legal and political institutions, will discuss “Open Government and the First Amendment: Strengthening our Democracy through Transparency, Participation, and Collaboration” on Friday, April 23, at Yale Law School. The talk is part of Yale Law School’s Liberty Tree First Amendment Online Colloquium, a series of discussions organized by the Yale Information Society Project and the Knight Law and Media Program. It begins at 12:15 p.m. in Room 128.

Beth Noveck, a Founding Fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School, is the U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Open Government and head of the Open Government Initiative. She is also a Professor of Law (on leave) at New York Law School and director of the school’s Institute for Information Law and Policy. She holds a B.A. and an M.A. from Harvard University, a Ph.D. from the University of Innsbruck, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

The Liberty Tree First Amendment Online Colloquium is sponsored by the Liberty Tree Initiative, the McCormick Foundation, and the First Amendment Center.

The Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale Law School is an intellectual center studying the impact of the Internet and new information technologies on law and society. The Knight Law and Media Program examines the intersection of First Amendment law, media, and journalism.