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Danielle Citron

Lois K. Macht Research Professor of Law

Phone: (410) 706-3924
Fax: (410) 706-6644
E-mail:
dcitron @ law.umaryland.edu

Office: 382

BA cum laude, Duke University
JD cum laude and Order of the Coif, Fordham University School of Law

Curriculum Vitae


Biography | Selected Publications | In the News

Professor Danielle Citron is the Lois K. Macht Research Professor & Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. She teaches Civil Procedure, Information Privacy Law, and LAWR. She was voted the "Teacher of the Year" by the University of Maryland law school students in 2005.

Professor Citron’s scholarship focuses on information privacy, civil rights, and administrative law. Her book Hate Crimes in Cyberspace is forthcoming in Harvard University Press. Her book chapter “Civil Rights in the Information Age” was featured in The Offensive Internet: Speech, Privacy, and Reputation edited by Martha Nussbaum & Saul Levmore (Harvard University Press 2010). Her articles and essays appear in the Boston University Law Review, California Law Review, Denver University Law Review, George Washington Law Review, Hastings Law Journal, Minnesota Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Southern California Law Review, U.C. Davis Law Review, University of Chicago Legal Forum, Wake Forest Law Review, Washington Law Review, and Washington University Law Review.  

Professor Citron has been interviewed in dozens of media broadcasts and articles, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Philadelphia Inquirer, Baltimore Sun, Al-Jazeera America, Forbes, Barron’s, the Atlantic, Glamour, Self, Teen Vogue, Marie Claire, Slate, Associated Press, NPR, ABC, CNN, and Fox News. She has published op eds in CNN.com, Slate, and the Baltimore Sun.

Professor Citron serves as an Adviser to American Law Institute’s Restatement Third, Information Privacy Principles Project. She is an Affiliate Fellow at the Yale Information Society Project and an Affiliate Scholar at the Stanford Center on Internet and Society. She serves on the advisory boards of the Future of Privacy, Without My Consent, and Teach Privacy. She has been a permanent blogger at Concurring Opinions since 2008.

In late October 2011, she testified at the House of Commons before the Inter-Parliamentary Coalition for Combatting Anti-Semitism Task Force on Internet Hate, of which she is a task force member. During the past five years, she has given more than fifty lectures and talks, including at the Department of Homeland Security, the National Network to End Domestic Violence, the U.S. Holocaust Museum, the Anti-Defamation League, and the International Network Against Cyber Hate, as well as at numerous universities, including Columbia, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Stanford, University of Chicago, New York University, University of California at Berkeley, University of Colorado, University of Michigan, University of Denver, Fordham, Washington University, William & Mary, and Emory. In December 2009, the Denver University Law Review devoted a conference to her work on cyber harassment entitled Cyber Civil Rights: New Challenges to Civil Rights and Civil Liberties in the Information Age.

Books

Hate Crimes in Cyberspace (Harvard University Press, forthcoming).

Book Chapters

Civil Rights in the Information Age, in The Offensive Internet: Speech, Privacy and Reputation (Martha Nussbaum & Saul Levmore eds., 2011). [Abstract]

Articles

The Scored Society: Due Process for Automated Predictions, Washington Law Review (forthcoming 2014) (with Frank Pasquale). [Full Text]

Criminalizing Revenge Porn, 49 Wake Forest Law Review (forthcoming 2014) (with Mary Anne Franks). [Full Text]

The Right to Quantitative Privacy, 98 Minnesota Law Review 62 (2013) (with David Gray). [Full Text]

A Shattered Looking Glass: The Pitfalls and Potential of the Mosaic Theory of Fourth Amendment Privacy, 14 North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology 381 (2013) (with David Gray). [Full Text]

Fighting Cybercrime After United States v. Jones, 103 Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology 745 (2013) (with David Gray and Liz Clark Rinehart). [Full Text]

Addressing the Harm of Total Surveillance: A Reply to Professor Neil Richards, 126 Harvard Law Review Forum 262 (2013) (with David Gray). [Full Text]

Mainstreaming Privacy Torts, 98 California Law Review 1805 (2011). [Full Text]

Intermediaries and Hate Speech: Fostering Digital Citizenship for the Information Age, 91 Boston University Law Review 1435 (2011) (with Helen Norton). [Full Text]

Network Accountability for the Domestic Intelligence Apparatus, 62 Hastings Law Journal 1441 (2011) (with Frank Pasquale). [Full Text]

Government Speech 2.0, 88 Denver University Law Review 899 (2010) (with Helen Norton). [Full Text]

Cyber Civil Rights: Looking Forward, 87 Denver University Law Review Online 1 (2010). [Full Text]

Book Review, Visionary Pragmatism and the Value of Privacy in the Twenty-First Century, 108 Michigan Law Review 1107 (2010) (reviewing Daniel J. Solove, Understanding Privacy (2008)) (with Leslie Meltzer Henry). [Full Text]

Fulfilling Government 2.0's Promise with Robust Privacy Protection, 78 George Washington Law Review 822 (2010). [Full Text]

Law's Expressive Value in Combating Cyber Gender Harassment, 108 Michigan Law Review 373 (2009). [Full Text]

Cyber Civil Rights, 89 Boston University Law Review 61 (2009). [Full Text]

Technological Due Process, 85 Washington University Law Review 1249 (2008). [Full Text]

Open Code Governance, 16 University of Chicago Legal Forum 355 (2008). [Full Text]

Reservoirs of Danger: The Evolution of Public and Private Law at the Dawn of the Information Age, 80 Southern California Law Review 241 (2007). [Full Text]

Minimum Contacts in a Borderless World: Voice over Internet Protocol and the Coming Implosion of Personal Jurisdiction Theory, 39 University of California Davis Law Review 101 (2006). [Full Text]

Recent News featuring Danielle Citron

March 27, 2014

Danielle Citron of the UM Carey School of Law was quoted in the article "The Case for Making Revenge Porn a Federal Crime" on gawker.com.

March 18, 2014

Danielle Citron of the UM Carey School of Law was interviewed for the segment "Do police take online threats against women seriously?" that aired on cbsnews.com.

March 12, 2014

Danielle Citron of the UM Carey School of Law was mentioned in the radio segment "'Revenge Porn'" Bill Passes the Maryland House of Delegates" that aired on The Marc Steiner show on WEAA on steinershow.org.

March 7, 2014

Danielle Citron of the UM Carey School of Law was quoted in the article, "Hey, Creeps: It's Legal to Take Pictures Up a Woman's Skirt," on slate.com.

March 3, 2014

Danielle Citron of the UM Carey School of Law was quoted in the article "Duke admins, cyberbullying experts comment on CollegiateACB" on dukechronicle.com.

February 25, 2014

Danielle Citron of the UM Carey School of Law was quoted in the article "Judge throws out New York 'Revenge Porn' case" on cbsnews.com.

February 4, 2014

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was featured in a story on Chicago Public Radio called "Illinois legislation pushing to ban revenge porn."

February 2, 2014

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "Revenge Porn" on WJZ-TV.

January 31, 2014

Danielle Citron of the UM Carey School of Law was mentioned in the article "Women, take back the Web! The sex abuse, threats are out of control," on latimes.com.

January 23, 2014

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article, "'Revenge porn' website creator Hunter Moore arrested" on cbsnews.com.

January 21, 2014

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was featured on the Wisconsin Public Radio segment "Anti-Woman Hate On The Internet" on wpr.org.

January 15, 2014

School of Law Professor Danielle Citron was interviewed for the segment "Women And Internet Harassment" on On Point Radio with Tom Ashbrook broadcast on wbur.org.

January 6, 2014

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article, "Why Women Aren't Welcome on the Internet," on psmag.com.

January 2, 2014

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Yet Another Reason to Think Before You Sext: Pedophile Porn Sites Are Stealing Girls' Pics" on teenvouge.com.

December 15, 2013

Danielle Citron of the UM Carey School of Law was author of the op ed, "Revenge porn: A pernicious form of cyber gender harassment," that appeared in the Baltimore Sun.

December 12, 2013

Danielle Citron of the UM Carey School of Law was mentioned in the article "Man behind 'revenge porn' website arrested" on naplesnews.com.

December 12, 2013

Danielle Citron of the UM Carey School of Law was quoted in the story "Sex, lies and the Internet: The tale of Lena Chen" on america.aljazeera.com.

December 10, 2013

UM Carey School of Law Professor Danielle Citron was mentioned in the article, "Creative Revenge Porn Charges Filed In California," on forbes.com

December 9, 2013

Danielle Citron of the UM Carey School of Law was quoted in the article, "'Privacy' services thwart investigation of rape video sites'" on japantimes.co.jp and featured in thewalrus.ca story, "The Age of Innocence."

November 22, 2013

School of Law Professor Danielle Citron was quoted in the article, "8News Investigates: Revenge Porn" on wric.com.

November 20, 2013

Danielle Citron of the UM Carey School of Law was mentioned in the Baltimore Sun article, "Make cyber-sexual assault a felony."

November 15, 2013

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was mentioned in article, "'Revenge porn' victims press for new laws" on journalreview.com.

November 13, 2013

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was mentioned in the xojane article "Being a Victim of Revenge Porn Forced Me to Change My Name - Now I'm an Activist Dedicated to Helping Other Victims."

November 13, 2013

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was mentioned in the xojane article "Being a Victim of Revenge Porn Forced Me to Change My Name - Now I'm an Activist Dedicated to Helping Other Victims."

November 7, 2013

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was author of the article,"How to Make Revenge Porn a Crime" on slate.com.

November 1, 2013

Professor Danielle Citron is quoted extensively in the ABA Journal story "Victims are taking on 'revenge porn' websites for posting photos they didnít consent to".

October 30, 2013

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article, "States criminalize 'revenge porn'" on politico.com. Citron was also mentioned in the article, "Md. lawmaker to sponsor bill to fight revenge porn," and in similar articles in the Daily Record, the Baltimore Sun, washingtonpost.com, foxbaltimore.com, wypr.org, baltimorefishbowl.com, silver.springpatch.com, and southcarolinaspecialneeds.com. Citron was also mentioned in the audio portion of the article "Md. lawmaker to sponsor bill to fight revenge porn," on WTOP.com.

October 22, 2013

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was mentioned in the article, "Revenge Porn: A 21st Century Constitutional Challenge" in gnovisjournal.com.



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