Thursday, September 15 | 1:00AM–1:00AM

Whose Law? The Problem of Jurisdiction on the Internet

The question "What law am I obligated to obey?" is a fundamental one in any legal system and one that every lawyer should be able to answer for his or her client. It is, though, deceptively complex–even in the non-Internet context. David Post will try to make some sense of this question as applied to activity on the Internet, both by presenting a very general framework for thinking about "jurisdictional" questions and by analyzing a number of recent cases raising specific jurisdictional issues.


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