The 40th Annual Course of the International Association of Law Libraries

Stanford, California, USA, 9-12 October, 2022

IALL Annual Course Program

All details subject to change.

Sunday, October 9

  • 11am-2:00pm: Pre-Conference Workshop on Art Law (Crown Law Building)
    • Keynote Speaker: Mei Li, Assistant General Counsel, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • 2-2:20pm: Registration open (Crown Law Building)
  • 2:30-3:30pm: Opening Ceremony (Crown Law Building)
    • Keynote Speaker: Corynne McSherry, Legal Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • 4-7pm: Opening Reception (Cantor Art Museum, North Lawn)

Monday, October 10: Technology & Innovation 

  • 8:30-9:15am: Breakfast; registration open
  • 9:15-9:30am: Welcome
  • 9:30-10:15am: Disappearing Content
    • Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School William H. Neukom Professor of Law and Director, Program in Law, Science & Technology; Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research; Affiliated Faculty, Stanford Symbolic Systems Program; Partner, Durie Tangri LLP
  • 10:15-11am: Social Media & Democracy
    • Nathaniel Persily, Stanford Law School James B. McClatchy Professor of Law; Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; Co-Director, Stanford-MIT Health Elections Project; Co-Director, Stanford Cyber Policy Center; Co-Director, Project on Democracy and Internet; Professor (by courtesy), Department of Communication; Professor (by courtesy), Department of Political Science
  • 11-11:30am: Coffee & Tea Break
  • 11:30am-12:15pm: Technology’s Role in Epidemic Response: COVID-19 and Beyond
    • Michelle M. Mello, Stanford Law School Professor of Law and Stanford University School of Medicine Professor of Medicine, Center for Health Policy
  • 12:15-1:45pm: Lunch
  • 1:45-2:30pm: Artificial Intelligence and Government
    • Daniel E. Ho, Stanford Law School William Benjamin Scott and Luna M. Scott Professor of Law; Professor of Political Science; Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic and Policy Research; Associate Director, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI); Faculty Director of the Regulation, Evaluation, and Governance Lab (RegLab), Faculty Affiliate, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
  • 2:30-3:15pm: Technology and the Future of Civil Justice
    • David Freeman Engstrom, Stanford Law School LSVF Professor in Law and Co-Director, Deborah L. Rhode Center on the Legal Profession
    • Margaret Hagan, Stanford Law School Lecturer in Law and Executive Director, Legal Design Lab; Stanford Institute of Design Lecturer
  • 3:15-3:25pm: Coffee & Tea Break
  • 3:25-4pm: Sponsor presentations (Wolters Kluwer and Brill)
  • 4:15-5:30pm: Local tours: Arizona Gardens, Hoover Archives, Silicon Valley Archives, and Stanford Farm
  • 6:00-7:30pm: The Wolters Kluwer Future Ready Lawyer: Leading Change (Cedar Room, Stanford Faculty Club). Sponsored by Wolters Kluwer. Learn more about this topic.
    • David Bartolone, Vice President and General Manager, Legal & Regulatory US, International Group, Wolters Kluwer

Tuesday, October 11: U.S. Law 

  • 8:45-9:30am: Breakfast; registration open
  • 9:30-10:15am: The Challenge of Building a Sustainable Tribal Law Infrastructure That Respects Tribal Sovereignty
  • 10:15-11:30am: Appointed and Acting Leaders in U.S. Federal Agencies
  • 11:30-11:45am: Coffee & Tea Break
  • 11:45am-12:30pm: Edicts of the Government of the United States
  • 12:30-1:30pm: Lunch
  • 1:30-2:30pm: IALL Annual General Meeting
  • 2:30-3:15pm: Challenges in Legal History Research
    • Rabia Belt, Stanford Law School Associate Professor of Law and Associate Professor (by courtesy) of History; Affiliated Faculty, Center for Comparatives Studies in Race and Ethnicity
  • 3:15-3:45pm: Coffee & Tea Break
  • 3:45-5pm: Local tours: Law Library; Papua New Guinea Garden, Silicon Valley Archives, and Stanford Campus

Wednesday, October 12: U.S. Approaches to International Law

  • 8:45-9:30am: Breakfast; registration open
  • 9:30-10:15am: Immigration Litigation and Advocacy in the Post-Trump Years
    • Jayashri Srikantiah, Stanford Law School Associate Dean of Clinical Education; Director of the Mills Legal Clinic; Professor of Law; Director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic
  • 10:15-11am: Business & Human Rights
  • 11-11:30am: Coffee & Tea Break
  • 11:30am-12:15pm: Copy-Paste: Comparative Constitutionalism as Intellectual History
    • Dan Edelstein, Stanford University William H. Bonsall Professor of French; Professor of History and Professor of Political Science (by courtesy); Faculty Director, Stanford Introductory Studies; and W. Warren Shelden University Fellow in Undergraduate Education
  • 12:15-1pm: Rebuilding Civil Society from the Bottom Up
    • Michelle Wilde Anderson, Stanford Law School Professor of Law and Robert E. Paradise Faculty Fellow for Excellence in Teaching and Research; Professor, Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability; Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment; Faculty Affiliate, Stanford Center on Poverty & Inequality, Stanford Center for Comparative Studies of Race & Ethnicity, and the Program on Urban Studies; Faculty Advisory Board, Stanford Impact Labs
  • 1-2pm: Lunch
  • 2-2:45pm: International Copyright and the Problem of Orphan Works
    • Paul Goldstein, Stanford Law School Stella W. and Ira S. Lillick Professor of Law; Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • 2:45-3:45pm: National Security and Accountability in the Courts
    • Shirin Sinnar, Stanford Law School Professor of Law and John A. Wilson Faculty Scholar
  • 3:45-4:00pm: Coffee & Tea Break
  • 4:30pm: Buses arrive to transport to Annual Dinner
  • 5-8pm: Annual Dinner (Fogarty Winery)
    • Note: Uber, Lyft, cabs, and public transportation will NOT take you to or pick you up from the winery. You MUST take IALL-arranged transportation there and back.

All times are local time (Pacific Standard Time). All course programming on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday will be held in Paul Brest Hall.