Anjali Dalal ’10 Named Google Policy Fellow for 2012-2013
As a Google Policy Fellow, Dalal is studying First Amendment architectures in the Digital Age – exploring how societies have adopted emerging and popular technologies, the structure of the underpinning technologies, and their effect on First Amendment rights and values. Her work on hyperlinks and their attendant First Amendment implications has been published by the University of Pennsylvania’s Journal on Constitutional Law and has been cited by the Supreme Court of Canada in the case, Crookes v. Newton.
Anjali Dalal received her B.A. in philosophy and B.S. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from Yale Law School. While at Yale, she was a Coker Fellow in Constitutional Law and also designed and co-taught an undergraduate seminar on digital civil liberties. After law school, she was selected a Heyman Fellow and served in the Executive Office of the President of the United States as Assistant to the Chief Technology Officer, where she worked on issues including spectrum policy, cyber-security, rights-of-way, and broadband infrastructure. She has also spent time working on First Amendment and broadband infrastructure issues at the ACLU and Google, respectively.
The Information Society Project at Yale Law School is an intellectual center addressing the implications of the Internet and new information technologies for law and society, guided by the values of democracy, development, and equality. For more information about the Yale ISP, visit http://isp.law.yale.edu.