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Privacy and Civil Rights Expert Citron to Lecture on Constitution Day

Danielle Citron, an expert on information privacy, civil rights and administrative law, will present a lecture on "Hate Crimes in Cyberspace: Constitutional Issues and Challenges," to mark Constitution Day at Old Dominion University.

The Sept. 24 lecture will take place in Chandler Recital Hall at the F. Ludwig Diehn Center for the Performing Arts from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

Citron is the Lois K. Macht research professor and professor of law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where she teaches civil procedure, information privacy law and legal analysis writing and research.

She is the author of "Hate Crimes in Cyberspace," published last year by the President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Citron is an affiliate fellow at the Yale Information Society Project and an affiliate scholar at the Stanford Center on Internet and Society. She also serves on the advisory boards of the Future of Privacy Forum, Without My Consent, Cyber Civil Rights Initiative and TeachPrivacy, and she blogs at Concurring Opinions.

Citron's appearance is organized by Old Dominion's Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs. It is co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters, College of Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Darden College of Education, Strome College of Business, Batten College of Engineering, and Center for Cybersecurity Education and Research.