About David E. Sorkin
Sorkin's UIC faculty page available here.
David Sorkin teaches courses in technology and privacy law, consumer law, and legal research, writing, and analysis. He has taught at UIC John Marshall Law School and its predecessor, The John Marshall Law School, since 1991, and was appointed Associate Dean for Academic Programs in 2018. He has also taught at the law schools at Indiana University - Indianapolis, Loyola University Chicago, Northern Illinois University, and Southern Cross University in Australia.
Professor Sorkin created John Marshall’s original website in 1994, and the following year he began teaching one of the first law school courses on cyberspace law. He has also taught courses on other current topics, including online dispute resolution and regulation of unsolicited email, and has taught online and hybrid courses as well as in a traditional classroom. He writes about privacy, technology, intellectual property, and consumer protection, and has served as a dispute resolution panelist for Internet domain name disputes since 2000.
|Present||Associate Dean for Academic Programs, UIC School of Law|
|Present||Associate Professor, UIC School of Law|
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Copyright & Privacy - Through the Privacy Lens, 4 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 273 (2005) The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law (2005)
What legal tools do privacy advocates have available to defend an individual’s right to privacy? How far does this right go? How should these rights be defended—or if necessary—curtailed? What is the role of Government, ...
Copyright & Privacy - Through the Technology Lens, 4 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 242 (2005) The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law (2005)
How is new technology impacting on the more general question of privacy in cyberspace? Is the original notion of an expectation of anonymity on the internet still viable? Can technology pierce through the expectation of ...
Spam Legislation in the United States, 22 J. Marshall J. Computer & Info. L. 3 (2003) The John Marshall Journal of Information Technology & Privacy Law (2003)
This article examines the effect of spam legislation in the United States. It discusses state legislation and the common provisions of state spam legislation, such as disclosure and labeling requirements and opt-out provisions. It also ...
1997 John Marshall National Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law: Bench Memorandum, 16 J. Marshall J. Computer & Info. L. 685 (1998) The John Marshall Journal of Information Technology & Privacy Law (1997)
Many public libraries provide patrons with free public-access Internet terminals, largely for accessing information available on the World Wide Web. However, public concern exists over the ability of children who browse the Web without adult ...
Payment Methods For Consumer-to-Consumer Online Transactions Akron Law Review
Participants in online auctions use a variety of payment mechanisms, but checks and money orders still represent the most commonly used means of payment. Credit cards afford greater protection to buyers, but until recently payment ...