Jordan "Jody" Blanke

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

Rio de Janeiro 2010
Savannah 2017
Business & Education Academic Building, Room 225
blanke_j@mercer.edu
(678) 547-6313
FAX (678) 547-6160

Fall (I) 2019

BA 629     BAA 604

 

My Papers on SSRN


 



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, 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.

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ody Blanke is a past president of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB), an international professional organization of lawyers who teach (primarily) in business schools. Professor Blanke served on the Executive Committee of the ALSB for the last five years, rotating through the positions of Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President, President-Elect/Program Chair, President, and Past President. In 2017 Professor Blanke and Mercer University hosted the 92nd Annual Conference of the  ALSB in Savannah.

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 Jurimetrics. His recent articles include:

        Top Ten Reasons to Be Optimistic About Privacy
        55 Idaho L. Rev. 281 (2019)

        Predictability for Privacy in Data Driven Government (with Janine Hiller, co-author)

        20 Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology 32 (2018)

        Carpenter v. United States Begs for Action
        2018 Illinois Law Review Online 260

        Privacy and Outrage
        9 Case Western Reserve Journal of Law, Technology and the Internet (2018)
 

        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)