About Us

The Information Law Institute (ILI) is an academic center for the study of law, policy, and social norms defining and affecting the flow of information in a digitally networked society.

Its mission is to encourage and disseminate thoughtful research and commentary, welcoming the participation of faculty, students, and other researchers across the disciplinary spectrum.

News and Announcements

The ILI Welcomes its 2017-18 Fellows 

NEW YORK, N.Y. – August 2017 ‐‐ The ILI is thrilled to welcome its 2017-18 Fellows: Ignacio Cofone, Yafit Lev-Aretz, Amanda Levendowski, John Nay, Julia Powles, and Madelyn Sanfilippo.

Metadata Project Now Online

NEW YORK, N.Y. – October 2016 ‐‐ As part of a grant generously funded by the Digital Trust Foundation, ILI faculty members and fellows Helen Nissenbaum, Katherine Strandburg, Kiel Brennan-Marquez and Paula Kift have been studying bulk government metadata collection programs from a legal and normative perspective. The project findings can be accessed here.



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