Green Lecture in Law and Technology

The Charles E. Green Lecture in Law and Technology addresses the impact of technology on society, on legal relationships, and on methods of law study and practice. The lectureship was endowed in 1977 by Mrs. Joseph Galvin, a longtime benefactor of IIT and of the law school. Charles E. Green (1894–1981) was a 1915 graduate of Chicago-Kent. Mr. Green was a founder of the law firm of Green and Nystrom, and for many years served as secretary and general counsel for Motorola Inc.

Past Green Lecturers Have Included

  • The Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Professor Lawrence Lessig of Harvard Law School
  • Professor Rochelle Dreyfuss of New York University School of Law
  • Professor Jane Ginsburg of Columbia University School of Law
  • Professor J.C. Smith of the University of British Columbia
  • Professor Henry H. Perritt, Jr., formerly of Villanova University School of Law
  • Professor Peter Seipel of the University of Stockholm
  • Professor Colin Tapper of Oxford University
  • Professor Jon Bing of the University of Oslo
  • Peter Martin, former dean of Cornell Law School
  • Kenneth Dam, vice president of law and external relations at IBM Corporation