ACM Symposium on Computer Science and Law

Bridge the Divide Between Computer Science and Law

2022

Program - Tuesday, November 1st

9:00 am – 9:15 amOpening remarks
9:15 am – 10:15 amInvited talk: The intersection of law and computer science: a report from the field

– Alan Davidson, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information
and NTIA Administrator
10:15 am – 10:45 amNon-Determinism and the Lawlessness of Machine Learning Code

– A. Feder Cooper (Cornell University)
– Jonathan Frankle (MIT and MosaicML)
– Christopher De Sa (Cornell University)
10:45 am – 11:15 amCoffee break
11:15 am – 11:45 amUsing Zero-Knowledge to Reconcile Law Enforcement Secrecy and Fair Trial Rights in
Criminal Cases


– Dor Bitan (UC Berkeley)
– Ran Canetti (Boston University)
– Shafi Goldwasser (UC Berkeley)
– Rebecca Wexler (UC Berkeley)
11:45 am – 12:15 pmCan the Government Compel Decryption? Don’t Trust — Verify

– Aloni Cohen (University of Chicago)
– Sarah Scheffler (Princeton University)
– Mayank Varia (Boston University)
12:15 pm – 12:45 pmFormalizing Human Ingenuity: A Quantitative Framework for Copyright Law’s Substantial Similarity

– Sarah Scheffler (Princeton University)
– Eran Tromer (Columbia University)
– Mayank Varia (Boston University)
12:45 pm – 2:00 pmLunch
2:00 pm – 3:30 pmPanel Session: Bridging the Computer Science—Law Divide

– Azer Bestavros (Boston University)
– Stacey Dogan (Boston University)
– Paul Ohm (Georgetown University)
– Andrew Sellars (Boston University)
3:30 pm – 4:00 pmCoffee break
4:00 pm – 4:30 pmMulti-Regulation Computing: Examining the Legal and Policy Questions That Arise
From Secure Multiparty Computation


– Julissa Milligan Walsh (Boston University)
– Mayank Varia (Boston University)
– Aloni Cohen (University of Chicago)
– Andrew Sellars (Boston University)
– Azer Bestavros (Boston University)
4:30 pm – 5:00 pmClassification Protocols with Minimal Disclosure

– Jinshuo Dong (Northwestern University)
– Jason Hartline (Northwestern University)
– Aravindan Vijayaraghavan (Northwestern University)

2022

Program - Wednesday, November 2nd

9:00 am – 9:30 amThe Privacy-Fairness-Accuracy Frontier: A Computational Law & Economics Toolkit
for Making Algorithmic Tradeoffs


– Aniket Kesari (New York University)
9:30 am – 10:00 amBeyond Ads: Sequential Decision-Making Algorithms in Law and Public Policy

– Peter Henderson (Stanford University)
– Ben Chugg (Stanford University)
– Brandon Anderson (Stanford University)
– Daniel E. Ho (Stanford University)
10:00 am – 10:30 amCoffee break
10:30 am – 11:00 amBlind Justice: Algorithms and Neutrality in the Case of Redistricting

– Moon Duchin (Tufts University)
– Douglas Spencer (University of Colorado)
11:00 am – 11:30 amAlgorithmic Learning Foundations for Common Law

– Jason Hartline (Northwestern University)
– Daniel W. Linna, Jr. (Northwestern University)
– Liren Shan (Northwestern University)
– Alex Tang (Northwestern University)
11:30 am – 12:00 pmThe Case for Establishing a Collective Perspective to Address the Harms of Platform
Personalization


– Ayelet Gordon-Tapiero (Georgetown University)
– Alexandra Wood (Harvard University)
– Katrina Ligett (Hebrew University)
12:00 pm – 1:15 pmLunch
1:15 pm – 1:45 pmSome Misconceptions about Software in the Copyright Literature

– Joshua Bloch (Carnegie Mellon University)
– Pamela Samuelson (UC Berkeley)
1:45 pm – 2:15 pmToward Architecture-Driven Interdisciplinary Research

– Fabian Burmeister (University of Hamburg)
– Mickey Zar (Tel-Aviv University)
– Tilo Böhmann (University of Hamburg)
– Niva Elkin-Koren (Tel-Aviv University)
– Christian Kurtz (University of Hamburg)
– Wolfgang Schulz (Leibniz Institute for Media Research and Hans Bredow Institute)
2:15 pm – 2:45 pmProgramming Languages and Law: A Research Agenda

– James Grimmelmann (Cornell Tech. and Cornell Law School)
2:45 pm – 3:15 pmCoffee break
3:15 pm – 3:45 pmCryptography, Trust and Privacy: It’s Complicated

– Ero Balsa (Cornell Tech.)
– Sunoo Park (Cornell Tech.)
– Helen Nissenbaum (Cornell Tech.)
3:45 pm – 4:15 pmRedress for Dark Patterns Privacy Harms? A Case Study on Consent Interactions

– Johanna Gunawan (Northeastern University)
– Christiana Santos (Utrecht University)
– Irene Kamara (Tilburg University)
4:15 pm – 4:45 pmLightning-talk session
4:45 pm – 5:00 pmClosing remarks