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-2:30pm: Pre-Conference Workshop on Art Law (Crown Law Building)
  • 2-2:20pm: Registration open (Paul Brest Hall)
  • 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 

  • 8:30-9:15a: Breakfast; registration open
  • 9:15-9:30a: Welcome
  • 9:30-10:15a: Patent Law Litigation (tentative title)
    • Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School William H. Neukom Professor of Law and Director, Program in Law, Science & Technology
  • 10:15-11a: Election Law & Technology (tentative title)
  • 11-11:30a: Coffee & Tea Break
  • 11:30am-12:30pm: Technology’s Role in Epidemic Response: COVID-19 and Beyond (tentative title)
    • Michelle M. Mello, Stanford Law School Professor of Law and Professor of Health Policy
  • 12:30-1:45pm: Lunch
  • 1:45-2:30pm: HAI, Computers & Internet Law (tentative title)
    • 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); and Director of the Regulation, Evaluation, and Governance Lab (RegLab)
  • 2:30-3:15pm: Legal Design & Innovation (tentative title)
    • 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
  • 3:15-4pm: Sponsor presentation(s)
  • 4:15-5pm: Local tours (possible options include the Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden, Stanford Farm, and the Silicon Valley Archives)

Tuesday, October 11: U.S. Law 

  • 8:45-9:30a: Breakfast; registration open
  • 9:30-10:15am: Tribal Law (tentative title)
  • 10:15-11:30am: Constitutional or Administrative Law (tentative title)
  • 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: Legal History (tentative title)
    • Rabia Belt, Stanford Law School Associate Professor of Law and Professor (by courtesy) of History
  • 3:30-5pm: Local tours (possible options include the Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden, Stanford campus tour, and the Silicon Valley Archives)

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

  • 8:45-9:30a: Breakfast; registration open
  • 9:30-10:15am: Immigration Law (tentative title)
    • Jayashiri Srikantiah, Stanford Law School Associate Dean of Clinical Education; Director of the Mills Legal Clinic; Professor of Law; and Director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic
  • 10:15-11am: Business & Human Rights
  • 11-11:30am: Coffee & Tea Break
  • 11:30am-12:15pm: Digital Tools for Comparative Constitutional Law Analysis
    • 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: topic and title TBD
    • Michelle Wilde Anderson, Stanford Law School Professor of Law and Robert E. Paradise Faculty Fellow for Excellence in Teaching and Research
  • 1-2pm: Lunch
  • 2-2:45pm: International Copyright (tentative title)
    • Paul Goldstein, Stanford Law School Stella W. and Ira S. Lillick Professor of Law
  • 2:45-4pm: International Law & National Security (tentative title)
    • Shirin Sinnar, Stanford Law School Professor of Law and John A. Wilson Faculty Scholar
  • 4:30pm: Buses arrive to transport to Annual Dinner
  • 5-8pm: Annual Dinner (Fogarty Winery)
    • Note: Uber, Lyft, and public transportation will NOT take you to or pick you up from the winery. You MUST take IALL-arranged transportation (or a personal vehicle) 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.