Jurisdiction: Building Confidence in a Borderless Medium
July 26-27, 1999
Jack L. Goldsmith
Associate Professor of Law
University of Chicago
Jack Goldsmith is a Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. He
received his B.A. in philosophy summa cum laude from Washington & Lee
University in 1984, a B.A. in philosophy, politics and economics with first
class honors from Oxford University in 1986, a J.D. from Yale Law School in
1989, and a diploma in private international law fromthe Hague Academy of
International Law in 1992. After law school he clerked for Judge J. Harvie
Wilkinson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Justice
Anthony M. Kennedy of the United States Supreme Court, and Judge George A.
Aldrich of the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal. His chief interests include public
and private international law, civil procedure, and foreign affairs law.
His writings related to the Internet include Against Cyberanarchy, 65 U.
Chi. L. Rev. 1199 (1998) and The Internet and the abiding significance of
territorial sovereignty, 5 Ind. J. Global Legal Stud. 475 (1998) .