Cyber Attacks and Civil Liability

Country: USA

City: Columbia

Abstr. due: 18.01.2016

Dates: 04.02.16 — 05.02.16

Area Of Sciences: Law; Computer science;

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Organizers: The South Carolina Law Review (SCLR)


The SCLR is now accepting extended essays or articles discussing issues that relate to cyber security and products liability. These submissions will be published in conjunction with the Symposium. Working drafts should be submitted as soon as possible, but no later than January 18, 2016. The SCLR welcomes submissions from legal scholars and practitioners, as well as experts in the fields of computer engineering, coding, and others closely related to cyber security or products liability.

In addition to written works, the SCLR is accepting applications to participate as a panelist at the symposium. The symposium will consist of three panels discussing the following topics:Panel 1 will examine the science behind cyber attacks; Panel 2 will discuss the existing legal framework of products liability and its ability to provide a means of redress for injuries caused by cyber attacks; and Panel 3 will examine practice specific concerns that lawyer’s may face in the cyber attack arena.

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