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Jurisdiction: Building Confidence in a Borderless Medium

July 26-27, 1999
Montreal, Canada

Speaker Biography

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) .

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