Zittrain Forums on Law & Public Policy

Past Programs

October 14, 2008
Omni William Penn Hotel
Hot topics facing voters in the 2008 Presidential election
Featuring a debate between national political commentators Peter Beinart and Jonah Goldberg
Moderated by Jonathan Zittrain

May 4, 2011
Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel
Rebecca Skloot, best-selling author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

April 19, 2013
Omni William Penn Hotel
How Watergate Revolutionized Legal Ethics
A 3-hour CLE presented by former Nixon White House counsel John W. Dean and author and professor James D. Robenalt

November 6, 2014
Rivers Club
The NSA Surveillance Program – A Necessary Evil or Government Gone Too Far?
A CLE and debate featuring Alex Abdo, Esq. and Stewart Baker, Esq. with Professor Jonathan Zittrain and moderator John P. Gismondi, Esq.

September 22, 2016
Omni William Penn Hotel
Hot Topics Facing the Upcoming 2016 Presidential Election
A debate between national political commentators David Frum and Alex Wagner

April 4, 2019
Beyond Hate: Dangerous Speech in the Era of Social Media
Featuring Professor Susan Benesch