B.A., Washington University; J.D., Yale University
Daniel J. Solove is an internationally-known expert in privacy law. He is the author of many books, including Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security (Yale University Press 2011), Understanding Privacy (Harvard University Press 2008), The Future Of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet (Yale University Press 2007) (winner of the 2007 McGannon Award), and The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy In The Information Age (NYU Press 2004). Professor Solove is also the author of Information Privacy Law (Aspen, 3rd edition 2009) (with co-author Paul M. Schwartz) as well as Privacy Law Fundamentals (IAPP 2011) (with Paul M. Schwartz). He has several additional textbooks with Aspen. He has published more than 40 articles and essays, which have appeared in leading law reviews such as the Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, Columbia Law Review, California Law Review, Michigan Law Review, U. Chicago Law Review, NYU Law Review, U. Pennsylvania Law Review, and Duke Law Journal.
Professor Solove has contributed to amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court, testified before Congress, and consulted in high-profile litigation. He has been interviewed and featured in several hundred media broadcasts and articles, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, Associated Press, Time, Newsweek, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, and NPR. His work has been the subject of numerous full-length features, including ones in the New York Times, Money Magazine, and CNN.
A graduate of Yale Law School, he clerked for Judge Stanley Sporkin, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and Judge Pamela Ann Rymer, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. He also worked at the law firm Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC. Professor Solove began his teaching career at Seton Hall Law School in 2000, and he joined the GW Law faculty in 2004. He teaches information privacy law, criminal procedure, criminal law, and law and literature.
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