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Jordan "Jody" Blanke

Ernest L. Baskin, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Law

Jordan "Jody" Blanke


B.S., M.S., SUNY at Stony Brook
J.D., with Distinction, Emory University School of Law


Jody Blanke is a Professor of Computer Science and Law at the Stetson School of Business and Economics in Atlanta. He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in computer science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a law degree with distinction from Emory University School of Law. He practiced law as a commercial litigator and clerked for a judge in New York for several years.

In his thirty-plus years as a full-time faculty member, Professor Blanke has taught a wide variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in computer science, law, and ethics. He regularly teaches the Legal, Ethical & Regulatory Environment of Business, Issues in Business Law and Corporate Social Responsibility, Legal Issues Affecting Business, Law for Entrepreneurs, the Law of Ethics of Big Data, Privacy Law and Policy, and Employment Law. He is a three-time recipient of the Stetson School of Business and Economics Outstanding Faculty Award.

Jody Blanke is presently the President of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB), an international professional organization of lawyers who teach (primarily) in business schools. Professor Blanke has been on the Executive Committee of the ALSB for the last four years, having served as Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President, President-Elect/Program Chair, and now, President.

Professor Blanke writes primarily in the areas of privacy law, and technology and society. He has published articles in a variety of journals, including the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review, the American Business Law Journal, and the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal. His five most recent articles are:

Privacy and Outrage
Journal of Law, Technology and the Internet, Forthcoming

Smart Cities, Big Data, and the Resilience of Privacy (with Janine Hiller, co-author)
68 Hastings Law Journal 309 (2017)

Frank Miller's Sin City College Football: A Game to Die For and Other Lessons About the Right of Publicity and Video Games
72 Washington & Lee Law Review 379 (2015)

The Legislative Response to Employers’ Requests for Password Disclosure
14 The Journal of High Technology Law 42 (2014)

No Doubt About It - You’ve Got to Have Hart: Simulation Video Games May Redefine the Balance Between and Among The Right of Publicity, The First Amendment, and Copyright Law
19 Boston University Journal of Science & Technology Law 26 (2013)

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Course Information

BUS 348

BAA 604