The Law and Life Online

Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 2:00 – 2:45 PM EST

Webinar Description:

So many of our professional and personal engagements and interactions these days occur online and navigating those engagements and interactions online as a lawyer, law student or other legal professional is filled with special pitfalls and ethical considerations. Law faculty pay a special role in educating students about these challenges. Join us on Wednesday, June 2 to learn about the pitfalls that lawyers, law students, and other legal professionals face using online and social media technologies and specific situations in which lawyers, judges and students have caused difficulty for themselves through the use of online and social media technologies. Attendees will also discover specific strategies for teaching students to avoid problems in online and social media use.


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Robert Heverly, J.D., Associate Professor of Law, Albany Law School

Robert Heverly is an associate professor of law at Albany Law School, where he has taught since 2010. Professor Heverly has also taught at Michigan State University College of Law and at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. Before teaching, he was a Resident Fellow with the Information Society Project at Yale Law School (where he retains an affiliation). Prof. Heverly researches and writes about technology, law and society, covering topics such as the internet, drones, robots, AI, and human augmentation. He teaches classes in Torts, cyberspace law, copyright law, and unpiloted aerial vehicles. Heverly was Chair of the AALS Internet and Computer Law Section and was the Reporter for the Uniform Law Commission’s “Uniform Tort Law Relating to Drones Act.” He holds a J.D. from Albany Law School and an LL.M. from Yale Law School.


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