Morton & Sophia Macht Professor of LawPhone: (410) 706-3924
BA cum laude, Duke University
JD cum laude and Order of the Coif, Fordham University School of Law
Professor Danielle Citron is the Lois K. Macht Research Professor & Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. Her work focuses on information privacy, cyber law, automated systems, and civil rights. She received the 2005 “Teacher of the Year” award.
Professor Citron is an Affiliate Fellow at the Yale Information Society Project, an Affiliate Scholar at the Stanford Center on Internet and Society, and a Senior Fellow at the Future of Privacy. She serves as an adviser to California Attorney General Kamala Harris’s Task Force to Combat Cyber Exploitation and Violence Against Women and the American Law Institute’s Restatement Third, Information Privacy Principles Project. She is on the Board of Directors of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and the advisory boards of Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, Without My Consent, IAPP Privacy Bar, Teach Privacy, SurvJustice, and Privacy and Security Forum. She is a member of the law committee for the IEEE Standards Association on the Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in the Design of Autonomous Systems. She has presented her research at congressional briefings, federal agencies, House of Commons, National Association of Attorneys General meetings, universities, technology companies, Wikimedia foundation, and think tanks. She serves on Twitter’s Trust and Safety Council.
Hate Crimes in Cyberspace (2014). [Abstract]
Protecting Sexual Privacy in the Information Age, in Privacy in the Modern Age: The Search for Solutions 46 (Marc Rotenberg et al. eds., 2015).
Civil Rights in the Information Age, in The Offensive Internet: Speech, Privacy and Reputation (Martha Nussbaum & Saul Levmore eds., 2011). [Abstract]
Addressing Cyber Harassment: An Overview of Hate Crimes in Cyberspace, 6 Case W. Reserve Journal of Law Technology & the Internet 1 (2015).
Spying, Inc., 72 Washington & Lee Law Review 1243 (2015). [Full Text]
Promoting Innovation While Preventing Discrimination: Policy Goals for the Scored Society, 89 Washington Law Review 1413 (2014) (with Frank Pasquale). [Full Text]
The Scored Society: Due Process for Automated Predictions, 89 Washington Law Review 1 (2014) (with Frank Pasquale). [Full Text]
Criminalizing Revenge Porn, 49 Wake Forest Law Review 345 (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]
Professor Danielle Citron wrote the article "Enforce Existing Laws to Combat Online Threats" which appeared on nytimes.com
Professor Danielle Citron was quoted in the story "We 'haven't quite got the formula down' to fight bad behaviour on social media," on CBCNews.
Professor Danielle Citron was quoted in the article "Twitter stirs debate as 'troll' banned over racist abuse" on Yahoo News. Similar articlea also appeared on The Star, The Sundaily, The Malay Mail and IAfrica.
Danielle Citron of the School of Law authored the story "(Un)Fairness of Risk Scores in Criminal Sentencing" on Forbes.com.
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was mentioned in the article "Cyberstalking Murder Case Could Provide Roadmap For Online Safety" on vocativ.com.
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Can You Actually Sue Someone For Harassing You On Tinder?" on Galore.com.
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was mentioned in the article "Task Force Formed to Combat Anti-Semitic Harassment of Journalists" on jspacenews.com.
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the Washington Post story "Rape threats on a strangerís Facebook photo could land a man in prison. Why thatís a big deal."
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Online anti-Semitism: Difficult to Fight, but Even Harder to Quantify" in haaretz.com.
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was mentioned in the article "ADL task force to study anti-Semitism directed at journalists" on Politico.com, the San Diego Jewish World, ADL.org,and MyInforms.com and in a similar article on deadline.com.
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article "A New Way to Report College Sexual Assault" in The New York Times.
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was a guest in the story "Judge affirms $140 million judgement against Gawker could chill media investigations" on scpr.org.
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was mentioned in the article "Social Media Manipulation is Most Common Form of Sextortion, Study Finds" on ABC News and canmua.net and in a similar story in The Atlantic.
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Violence against women journalists on the rise," in the Sunday Observer.
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Violence Against Women Journalists Threatens Media Freedom" on IPSnews.net.
Daniell Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Revenge porn: the industry profiting from online abuse" on richardhartley.com
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Revenge porn: the industry profiting from online abuse" in the Guardian.
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Rep. Katherine Clark's crusade against the Internet's tormentors" in The Christian Science Monitor
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Sexting for your health: patients send genitalia photos, raising legal concerns" in The Guardian
Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Iíve had a cyberstalker since 7th grade. I canít get law enforcement to help me." on Vox.com.