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Future-Proofing Law: From rDNA to Robots

Friday, January 27 to Saturday, January 28, 2017

The UC Davis Law Review will be celebrating its 50th volume by looking into the future and predicting how the law will adapt to rapidly emerging technology.

Panels will focus on significant technological developments and their impacts on various areas of the law, such as constitutional law, intellectual property, criminal law, and many others. Legal discussions will surround technologies such as synthetic biology, artificial intelligence, and virtual and augmented reality.

Join us as we look into the future and gain insight into the law for the next 50 years!

Keynote Speakers

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of California

Mark A. Lemley
William H. Neukom Professor of Law; Director, Program in Law, Science & Technology; Stanford Law School

Special Lecturer

Ben Wizner
Director of the Speech, Privacy & Technology Project, American Civil Liberties Union; Legal Counsel to Edward Snowden


The event is free and open to the public. Please register to attend.

Contact us with any questions at (530) 754-7644 or

Faculty Advisors

Anupam Chander
Professor of Law, UC Davis
(530) 754-5304

Principal Staff

Rachel Kane
Senior Symposium Editor
UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 49
(702) 883-7860

Shree Sharma
Senior Symposium Editor
UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 49
(925) 895-2373

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