The Roots of Sexual Privacy: Warren and Brandeis & the Privacy of Intimate Life

6 Pages Posted: 6 May 2019

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Danielle Keats Citron

Boston University School of Law; Yale University - Yale Information Society Project; Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society

Date Written: April 19, 2019

Abstract

The most famous law review article of all time is Samuel Warren and Louis Brandeis’s The Right to Privacy. An often overlooked fact is that the roots of that article concerned sexual privacy. This short piece explores this connection.

Keywords: sexual privacy, identity formation, privacy tort, right to be let alone

Suggested Citation

Citron, Danielle Keats, The Roots of Sexual Privacy: Warren and Brandeis & the Privacy of Intimate Life (April 19, 2019). 42 Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts 383 (2019), U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-06, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3375108

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