Neil M. Richards

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law

Thomas & Karole Green Professor of Law

Campus Box 1120

St. Louis, MO 63130

United States

Yale Information Society Project

Affiliate Scholar

New Haven, CT 06520

United States

Stanford Center for Internet and Society

Affiliate Scholar

559 Nathan Abbott Way

Stanford, CA 94305-8610

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

The Dangers of Surveillance

Harvard Law Review, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 21 May 2013
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 8,123 (328)

Abstract:

Surveillance, privacy, intellectual privacy, civil liberties, First Amendment, standing, surveillance studies

2.

Three Paradoxes of Big Data

66 Stanford Law Review Online 41 (2013)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Neil M. Richards and Jonathan H. King
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 3,696 (1,017)

Abstract:

big data, privacy, cyberlaw, consumer protection, technology, internet, data, identity, transparency

3.

Privacy's Other Path: Recovering the Law of Confidentiality

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 96, p. 123, 2007, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 249, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-03-02
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2013
Neil M. Richards and Daniel J. Solove
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 2,942 (2,437)

Abstract:

privacy, confidentiality, Brandeis, Prosser, British law, English law, comparative law, torts

4.

Big Data Ethics

Wake Forest Law Review, 2014
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2014
Neil M. Richards and Jonathan H. King
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 2,521 (1,141)

Abstract:

5.

The Perils of Social Reading

101 Georgetown Law Journal 689 (2013).
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2013
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,353 (7,553)

Abstract:

Privacy, Intellectual Privacy, Facebook, Social Readers, Reading, Confidentiality, Data Protection, Sensitive Data

6.

Rethinking Free Speech and Civil Liability

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 109, 2009, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 465, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 465
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2009
Daniel J. Solove and Neil M. Richards
George Washington University Law School and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 999 (14,767)
Citation 1

Abstract:

First Amendment, civil liability, tort, contract, property, free speech, confidentiality, privacy, defamation, unconstitutional conditions, government employment

7.

How Should the Law Think About Robots?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 May 2013
Neil M. Richards and William D Smart
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Oregon State University - College of Engineering
Downloads 929 (8,006)

Abstract:

robots, cyber-law, androids, privacy, technology, intellectual property, metaphors, computer science, engineering

8.

Prosser's Privacy Law: A Mixed Legacy

California Law Review, Vol. 98, p. 1887, 2010, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 10-03-06
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Neil M. Richards and Daniel J. Solove
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 899 (16,848)

Abstract:

9.

Four Privacy Myths

Revised form, "A World Without Privacy?" (Cambridge Press, Austin Sarat, ed. 2015), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Apr 2014
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 896 (9,640)

Abstract:

privacy, innovation, information, nothing to hide, secrets

10.

Intellectual Privacy

Texas Law Review , Vol. 87, p.387, 2008, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 08-08-03
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2011
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 878 (13,357)
Citation 3

Abstract:

First Amendment, free speech, privacy, intellectual privacy, libraries, civil liberties, freedom of thought

11.

Reconciling Data Privacy and the First Amendment

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 52, p. 1149, 2005, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 04-09-03
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 30 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 06 May 2008
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 711 (23,656)
Citation 7

Abstract:

First Amendment, Free Speech, Privacy, Lochner, Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Databases

12.

Big Data and the Future for Privacy

Handbook of Research on Digital Transformations (Elgar 2016)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Neil M. Richards and Jonathan H. King
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 701 (11,515)

Abstract:

Privacy, Big Data, Security, Ethics, Big Data Ethics

13.

Why Data Privacy Law Is (Mostly) Constitutional

Neil M. Richards, Why Data Privacy Law is (Mostly) Constitutional, William & Mary Law Review, 2014, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2014
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 549 (31,622)

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14.

The Limits of Tort Privacy

Journal of Telecommunications and High Technology Law, Vol. 9, 2011, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-06-06
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2011
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 538 (34,160)

Abstract:

Privacy, First Amendment, Free Speech, Social Media, Disclosure, Confidentiality

15.

The Information Privacy Law Project

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 94, p. 1087, 2006, Washington University School of Law Working Paper No. 06-11-01
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 523 (36,493)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Privacy, Cyberspace Law, Free Speech, Metaphor, Digital Dossiers, Confidentiality

16.

The Puzzle of Brandeis, Privacy, and Speech

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 5, p. 1295, 2010, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 10-04-01
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2011
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 423 (47,648)

Abstract:

Brandeis, Privacy, Free Speech, First Amendment, Legal History, Torts, Intellectual Privacy

17.

Privacy and the Limits of History

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2009, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-06-05
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2011
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 259 (90,567)

Abstract:

18.

Intellectual Privacy: Rethinking Civil Liberties in the Digital Age

Oxford University Press (2015)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Jan 2015
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 159 (87,366)

Abstract:

intellectual privacy, privacy, free speech, First Amendment, technology, internet, surveillance, revenge porn

19.

Keep Your Update to Yourself

Wired Magazine, The Wired World in 2013 (UK Edition), 2012
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 07 Nov 2012
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 150 (149,641)

Abstract:

20.

The Supreme Court Justice and 'Boring' Cases

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 4, p. 401, 2001, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-10-02
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2007
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 147 (148,050)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Supreme Court, Legal History, Boring Cases, Tax, Nominations

21.

Information Privacy Law Scholars' Brief in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2656482, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-27, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2656482, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-32, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-32
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2015
Georgetown University Law Center, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, University of Minnesota Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, Fordham University School of Law, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 134 (65,635)

Abstract:

Article III standing, injury, harm, privacy, Fair Credit Reporting Act, FCRA, data brokers, modern hiring practices, consumer reporting, inaccuracy, background checks

22.

Privacy and Intellectual Freedom

The Handbook of Intellectual Freedom (Mark Alfino, ed., Unwin 2014).
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Neil M. Richards and Joanna F. Cornwell
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 129 (136,201)

Abstract:

privacy, intellectual privacy, intellectual freedom, first amendment, surveillance, libraries

23.

Taking Trust Seriously in Privacy Law

19 Stanford Technology Law Review 431 (2016)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2017
Neil M. Richards and Woodrow Hartzog
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Samford University - Cumberland School of Law
Downloads 105 (25,343)

Abstract:

privacy, trust, big data, data security, consumer protection, confidentiality, loyalty, fiduciary

24.

Digital Laws Evolve

The Wired World in 2015 (UK Edition), p. 83, 2014
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Nov 2014
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 103 (156,298)

Abstract:

privacy, technology, cyberlaw

25.

The Atlantic Divide on Privacy and Speech

Andrew T Kenyon (ed), Comparative Defamation and Privacy Law (Cambridge Press 2015).
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Neil M. Richards and Kirsty Hughes
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Cambridge
Downloads 68 (129,448)

Abstract:

Privacy, Free Speech, Free Expression, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Confidentiality, ECHR, European Court of Human Rights

26.

Privacy's Trust Gap

126 Yale Law Journal 1180 (2017), Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper 17-02-04
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2017
Neil M. Richards and Woodrow Hartzog
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Samford University - Cumberland School of Law
Downloads 0 (118,909)

Abstract:

Privacy, Trust, Security, Surveillance, Data Protection, Obfuscation, Obscurity, Technoogy

27.

Trusting Big Data Research

DePaul Law Review, 2016, Forthcoming, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-01-02
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Neil M. Richards and Woodrow Hartzog
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Samford University - Cumberland School of Law
Downloads 0 (98,283)

Abstract:

Privacy, Trust, Security Big Data, Institutional Review Boards, Loyalty

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 214    Citations: 0
1.

Watching the Watchers

Wired Magazine, The Wired World in 2014 (UK Edition), 2013
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 06 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2014
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 172 (170,909)

Abstract: