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88th Curia Society Annual Dinner

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
New York, NY
James Grimmelmann, Professor of Law, Cornell Tech
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Cornell Law School invites you to the 88th Curia Society Annual Dinner.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Eric Gonzalez, AB ’92, District Attorney, Kings County District Attorney Office is unable to be our speaker at the dinner.  
Please join James Grimmelmann, Professor of Law, Cornell Tech, as he presents:

“The Platform is the Message”
Could our media ecosystem be causing more harm than good?  Is fake news something that online platforms could fix if they just tried harder? Join James Grimmelmann, Professor of Law, Cornell Tech, as he shares his insights on the disturbing, demand-driven dynamics of the Internet today.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
6:00 PM Reception / 7:00 PM Dinner

Harmonie Club
4 East 60th Street
New York, NY

$100 per person
$65 Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD Classes 2009-2018) or Public Service

Please register on-line at or by calling the Alumni Affairs Office at 607.255.5251 by Tuesday, October 16th.

See Who's Coming

James Grimmelmann
Professor of Law
Cornell Tech

James Grimmelmann studies how laws regulating software affect freedom, wealth, and power. As a lawyer and technologist, he helps these two groups understand each other by writing about copyright and digitization, the regulation of search engines, privacy on social networks, and other topics in computer and Internet law.
He is the author of the casebook Internet Law: Cases and Problems, now in its fifth edition, and of over forty scholarly articles and essays. He has written for Slate, Salon, Wired, Ars Technica, and Publishers Weekly. He is also a regular source of expert commentary for major news media including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and All Things Considered. He and his students created the Public Index website to inform the public about the Google Books settlement.
Prior to joining Cornell, Professor Grimmelmann served as a Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and a Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies. He previously taught at New York Law School and the Georgetown University Law Center. Prior to law school, he worked as a programmer for Microsoft. After graduation he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Maryanne Trump Barry of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and then as a Resident Fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale.