Michael L. Rustad

Suffolk University Law School

Thomas F. Lambert Jr. Professor of Law

120 Tremont Street

Boston, MA 02108-4977

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

Internet Law in a Nutshell

Michael L. Rustad, INTERNET LAW IN A NUTSHELL, 2009
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2014
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 2,097 (7,449)

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Software Licensing: Principles and Practical Strategies

SOFTWARE LICENSING: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICAL STRATEGIES, Oxford University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Sep 2010
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 1,164 (18,654)

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Software Licensing: Principles and Practical Strategies

SOFTWARE LICENSING: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICAL STRATEGIES, Matthew Bender (2014 ed.)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2014
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 289 (113,737)

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Tort Law: Cases, Perspectives, and Problems

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-29
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Colby-Sawyer College, Rutgers University-Camden, Rutgers Law School, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, Suffolk University Law School, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Torts, Legal Education, Legal Educator, Discrimination

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Global Internet Law in a Nutshell

Michael L. Rustad, Global Internet Law In a Nutshell, 2d ed., 2013
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jun 2013
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 489 (61,725)

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Global Internet Law in a Nutshell

Michael L. Rustad, Global Internet Law In a Nutshell, 3rd ed., 2016
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
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Global Internet Law

Global Internet Law, West Academic Publishing (Hornbook Series), 2nd ed., 2016
Number of pages: 175 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 548 (53,352)

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Global Internet Law

Global Internet Law, West Academic Publishing (Hornbook Series), 2014
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 364 (87,954)

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Deciding Whether the Death Penalty Should Be Abolished

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 193, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 May 2011
Thomas H. Koenig and Michael L. Rustad
Northeastern University and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 831 (31,110)

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Monitoring Employee E-Mail and Internet Usage: Avoiding the Omniscient Electronic Sweatshop: Insights from Europe

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Labor and Employment Law, Vol. 7, 2005
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 06 Oct 2006
Michael L. Rustad and Sandra R. Paulsson
Suffolk University Law School and European Parliament
Downloads 828 (31,219)

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workplace monitoring, privacy, European Community, electronic surveillance, tort of privacy, ECPA, European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights & Fundamental Freedoms of 1950, Council of Europe, European Court of Human Rights, Data Protection Directive

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Reconceptualizing the Right to Be Forgotten to Enable Transatlantic Data Flow

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 28, p. 349, 2015
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 Jul 2015
Michael L. Rustad and Sanna Kulevska
Suffolk University Law School and Google Inc. - Legal Department
Downloads 476 (64,521)
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An Empirical Study of Predispute Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Social Media Terms of Service Agreements

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2012
Suffolk University Law School, Suffolk University Law School, Suffolk University Law School and Suffolk University Law School
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The Path of Internet Law: An Annotated Guide to Legal Landmarks

Duke Law & Technology Review, Vol. 2011, No. 012
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 03 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2013
Michael L. Rustad and Diane D'Angelo
Suffolk University Law School and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 397 (80,147)

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internet law, intellectual property, legal research

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Rebooting Cybertort Law

Washington Law Review, Vol. 80, p. 335, 2005
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 08 Feb 2007
Michael L. Rustad and Thomas H. Koenig
Suffolk University Law School and Northeastern University
Downloads 380 (84,335)

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Communications Decency Act, E-Commerce Directive, Cybertort, Takedown Policy, Internet Service Providers

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Towards a Global Data Privacy Standard

Florida Law Review, Volume 71, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 09 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2018
Michael L. Rustad and Thomas H. Koenig
Suffolk University Law School and Northeastern University
Downloads 338 (96,428)
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GDPR, E-Privacy Directive, European Commission, Privacy Torts, Privacy by Design, Wealth-Based Punishment, EU/US Data Privacy Convergence

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Negligent Entrustment Liability for Outsourced Data

Journal of Internet Law, Vol. 10, No. 10, p. 3, April 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Mar 2007
Michael L. Rustad and Thomas H. Koenig
Suffolk University Law School and Northeastern University
Downloads 338 (96,428)

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tort liability, negligence, damages, international business transactions, information security, negligent entrustment

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Circles of E-Consumer Trust: Old E-America v. New E-Europe

Michigan State University College of Law Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Oct 2007
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
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Copyrights in Cyberspace: A Roundup of Recent Cases

Suffolk University Journal of High Technology Law, Vol. 12, p. 106, 2011
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 333 (97,990)

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Harmonizing Cybertort Law for Europe and America

Suffolk University Journal of High Technology Law, Vol. 5, No. 13, 2005
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Oct 2006
Thomas H. Koenig and Michael L. Rustad
Northeastern University and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 322 (101,775)

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Brussels Regulation, Rome I, Internet, jurisdiction, cybertort, Communications Decency Act, defamation, Internet law

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Global Information Technologies: Ethics and the Law

Global Information Technologies: Ethics and the Law, West Academic Publishing, 2018, ISBN: 978-1-68328-573-1
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2018
Thomas H. Koenig and Michael L. Rustad
Northeastern University and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 287 (115,247)

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Neglecting the Neglected: The Impact of Noneconomic Damage Caps on Meritorious Nursing Home Lawsuits

Elder Law Journal, Vol. 14, p. 331, 2006
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 28 Jan 2007
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 239 (139,156)

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torts, damages, elder law, nursing homes

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Reconceptualizing the BP Oil Spill as Parens Patriae Products Liability

Houston Law Review, Vol. 49, p. 291, 2012
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 14 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2012
Thomas H. Koenig and Michael L. Rustad
Northeastern University and Suffolk University Law School
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Torts Teaching Lessons from the BP Oil Spill

Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-26
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
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The Endless Campaign: How the Tort Reformers Successfully and Incessantly Market Their Groupthink to the Rest of Us

Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-32
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 May 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2010
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
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tort reform, group think, ideology, tort law

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Wolves of the World Wide Web: Reforming Social Networks’ Contracting Practices

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 49, p. 1431, 2014
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
Michael L. Rustad and Thomas H. Koenig
Suffolk University Law School and Northeastern University
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In Defense of Punitive Damages in Products Liability: Testing Tort Anecdotes with Empirical Data

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 78, p. 1, 1992
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
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The Exportability of the Principles of Software: Lost in Translation?

Hastings Science & Technology Law Journal, Vol. 2, p. 25, 2010
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2018
Michael L. Rustad and Maria Vittoria Onufrio
Suffolk University Law School and Center for the Study of Women - UCLA
Downloads 182 (179,631)
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principles of software contracts, software contracts, american law institute, uniform commerical code, soft law, statutory approach

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Symposium: Does the World Still Need United States Tort Law? Or Did it Ever?: Torts as Public Wrongs

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 38, p. 433, 2011
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 08 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2011
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
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Twenty-First-Century Tort Theories: The Internalist/Externalist Debate

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 88, p. 419, 2013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Apr 2013
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 157 (203,993)

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Reconceptualizing Parens Patriae as Environmental Crimtorts

UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 09 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2010
Michael L. Rustad and Thomas H. Koenig
Suffolk University Law School and Northeastern University
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Punitive Damages in Cyberspace: Where in the World Is the Consumer?

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 7, p. 39, 2004
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Mar 2012
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
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A Hard Day's Night: Hierarchy, History & Happiness in Legal Education

Syracuse Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 261, 2008
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Michael L. Rustad and Thomas H. Koenig
Suffolk University Law School and Northeastern University
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Digital Scarlet Letters: Social Media Stigmatization of the Poor and What Can Be Done

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 93, p. 592, 2015
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 May 2015
Thomas H. Koenig and Michael L. Rustad
Northeastern University and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 132 (234,831)

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What Lawyers Need to Know About Cloud Computing Master and Service Level Agreements

in SOFTWARE LICENSING (Matthew Bender), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 119 (253,888)

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The Uncert-Worthiness of the Court's Unmaking of Punitive Damages

Charleston Law Review, Vol. 2, p. 454, 2008
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Feb 2008
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
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Reforming Public Interest Tort Law to Redress Public Health Epidemics

Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, Vol. 14, p. 331, 2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Michael L. Rustad and Thomas H. Koenig
Suffolk University Law School and Northeastern University
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Fundamentally Unfair: An Empirical Analysis of Social Media Arbitration Clauses

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 65, p. 341, 2014
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Apr 2015
Thomas H. Koenig and Michael L. Rustad
Northeastern University and Suffolk University Law School
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Women in Khaki: The American Enlisted Woman

Women in Khaki: The American Enlisted Woman, Praeger Publishers, 1982
Number of pages: 307 Posted: 20 Feb 2016
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
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Reconceptualizing Consumer Terms of Use for a Globalized Knowledge Economy

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Vol. 14, p. 1085, 2012
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 04 Aug 2012
Michael L. Rustad and Maria Vittoria Onufrio
Suffolk University Law School and Center for the Study of Women - UCLA
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Third Party Hardware and Systems Agreements

in COMPUTER CONTRACTS (Matthew Bender), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 280 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
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The Myth of a Value-Free Injury Law: Constitutive Injury Law as a Cultural Battleground

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 107, p. 1359, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2013
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
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Restorative Justice to Supplement Deterrence-Based Punishment: An Empirical Study and Theoretical Reconceptualization of the EPA's Power Plant Enforcement Initiative, 2000-2011

Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 65, p. 427, 2013
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 May 2013 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2014
Michael L. Rustad, Thomas H. Koenig and Erica Ferreira
Suffolk University Law School, Northeastern University and Independent
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Destined to Collide? Social Media Contracts in the U.S. and China

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 37, p. 647, 2016
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 26 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017
Michael L. Rustad, Thomas H. Koenig and Wenzhuo Liu
Suffolk University Law School, Northeastern University and Independent
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How Armenian Cybertorts Can Advance Civil Society

Main Issues of Pedagogy and Psychology, Vol. 3, p. 117, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University Law School
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The Quiet Revolution in Patent Law Dominance: The Rise of Suffolk University Law School in Boston’s Top Patent Firms

Journal of High Technology Blog, November 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 05 Feb 2012
Betsy Gould Roberti, Richard Buckingham and Michael L. Rustad
Suffolk University, Suffolk University Law School and Suffolk University Law School
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Toxic Torts, Politics, and Environmental Justice: The Case for Crimtorts

Law & Policy, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 189-207, April 2004
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Jul 2004
Thomas H. Koenig and Michael L. Rustad
Northeastern University and Suffolk University Law School
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Competing Visions of Angst Among Elite Lawyers

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2006, No. 2, p. 475
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2014
Michael L. Rustad and Thomas H. Koenig
Suffolk University Law School and Northeastern University
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history, legal profession, corporate practice, alienation, law schools, corporate practice, Boston's law schools