Computer Law

Professor Gus Hurwitz

Justin (Gus) Hurwitz Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director of Space, Cyber, and Telecom Law Program

Professor Justin (Gus) Hurwitz work’s builds on his background in law, technology, and economics to consider the interface between law and technology and the role of regulation in high-tech industries. He has a particular expertise in telecommunications law and technology, including data- and cybersecurity, and was recognized as a Cyber Security & Data Privacy Trailblazer by the National Law Journal. His work has appeared in the Brooklyn, Connecticut, DePaul, George Mason, Iowa, Michigan State, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, and other law reviews and journals.

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William E. Olson, Jr. Adjunct Law Professor

William E. Olson, Jr. graduated from UNL with a degree in Political Science in January 1968.  After that time, he served on active duty as a Lt.JG in the USNR from 1968-1971. Mr. Olson returned to UNL, graduating from College of Law in 1974. Since 1974, Mr. Olson has been in private practice at several Lincoln law firms, specializing in a variety of practice areas. He has spoken and written extensively in the areas of estate planning, probate, law office management and law office technology.  Mr.

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Professor Christal Sheppard

A. Christal Sheppard Adjunct Law Professor

Assistant Professor Sheppard joined the University of Nebraska faculty in 2011, after over two decades of Science and Intellectual Property Law and Policy experience. She is an Assistant Professor and co-founded a program of Concentrated Study in Intellectual Property law at the Law College.

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Charlotte Tschider

Charlotte A. Tschider Visiting Assistant Professor

Professor Charlotte Tschider is a Visiting Professor at the University of Nebraska College of Law for the 2019-2020 school year. She was most recently the Jaharis Faculty Fellow in Health Law and Intellectual Property at the DePaul University College of Law. Her primary scholarship is in information privacy, cybersecurity law, and artificial intelligence, with a focus on the global health care industry.

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