Technology Law & Policy Clinic

Technology Law & Policy Clinic Team

Jason Schultz

Jason is a Professor of Clinical Law and Co-Director of the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy. His clinical projects, research, and writing primarily focus on practical frameworks and policy options to help traditional areas of law such as intellectual property, privacy, consumer protection, and civil rights adapt in light of new technologies and the challenges they pose. His most recent work focuses on the social and legal implications of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things.

Esha Bhandari
Adjunct Clinical Professor

Sunoo Park
Adjunct Clinical Professor

Jake Karr
Deputy Director

Jake Karr is the Deputy Director of the Technology Law & Policy Clinic and a Knowing Machines Fellow at the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy. His clinical work focuses generally on free expression, surveillance, and transparency, and his research interests include the privacy and speech implications of digital technologies. Previously, Jake was the Stanton Fellow in the First Amendment Clinic at ASU's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. Earlier in his career, he served as a legal fellow at the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University and as an associate at a litigation boutique in New York City. He also clerked for the Honorable Allyne R. Ross of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Jake is a graduate of NYU Law and Brown University.

Melodi Dincer
Supervising Attorney

Melodi is a Supervising Attorney in the Technology Law & Policy Clinic. She is also a Legal Research Fellow for the Knowing Machines research project through NYU's Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy. Her areas of expertise and curiosity include data privacy, biometrics, machine (un)learning, artificial (un)intelligence, and the impacts of exploitative data practices on marginalized communities. Previously, Melodi clerked for the Honorable Arenda L. Wright Allen of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Prior to clerking, she served as Appellate Advocacy Fellow for the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) in Washington, D.C., where she drafted numerous amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) briefs on a wide range of tech privacy issues. During law school, Melodi was the Diversity and Membership Editor of the Law Review. Like Jake, Melodi is also a TLP Clinic alum and graduate of NYU Law and Brown University.

Since its founding, the Clinic has also been co-taught by Catherine CrumpBrett Max Kaufman, Amanda Levendowski, Christopher Morten, Lee Rowland, Aaron Williamson and Ben Wizner.