Freedom and Technological Change

Author: Charles Williams

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Professor O. Carter Snead will discuss his essay “Cognitive Neuroscience and the Future of Punishment” at a Judicial Issues Forum at the Brookings Institution December 13 at 10 a.m.

To examine the challenge of adapting our constitutional values to future technology that was unimaginable at the time of the nation’s founding, the conference will consider the scenarios posed by Professor Snead and other contributors to the book Constitution 3.0: Freedom and Technological Change (Brookings Institution Press, 2011).

Conference participants include Brookings Governance Studies Senior Fellow Benjamin Wittes, Nonresident Senior Fellow Jeffrey Rosen, and Columbia Law School Professor Timothy Wu, who will discuss his essay “Is Filtering Censorship? The Second Free Speech Tradition.”