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Daniel J. Solove Faculty Member

Positions

  • Associate Professor, LAW , Law
  • John Marshall Harlan Research Professor, LAW , Law
  • Professor of Law, LAW , Law 2004 -
Daniel J. Solove is the John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School. One of the world’s leading experts in privacy law, Solove is the author of numerous books, including Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security (Yale 2011), Privacy Law Fundamentals (IAPP 4th ed 2017), Understanding Privacy (Harvard 2008), and The Future of Reputation: Gossip and Rumor in the Information Age (Yale 2007). Additionally, he is also the author of several textbooks, including Information Privacy Law (with Paul Schwartz), currently in its 6th edition. He has written more than 50 law review articles in the Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, and Columbia Law Review, among others. Professor Solove has testified before Congress, has contributed to amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court, and has served as a consultant or expert witness in a number of high-profile privacy cases involving Fortune 500 companies and celebrities. His work has been cited in more than 2000 publications, excerpted in many casebooks, and discussed in many judicial opinions, including those by the U.S. Supreme Court, federal courts of appeal, district courts, and state supreme courts. Professor Solove blogs at LinkedIn as one of its “thought leaders,” and he has more than 1 million followers. He also blogs at Privacy and Security Blog, Concurring Opinions, and the Huffington Post.

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