Contracts, Privacy Law
Professor Robinson is visiting from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law where he teaches Contracts I and II, as well as courses on technology and privacy law. Prior to joining the faculty at UIC, he taught at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Professor Robinson is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in both the United States (CIPP/US) and Europe (CIPP/E).
Professor Robinson's scholarly agenda focuses on the intersection between law, technology, public policy, and the future. Specifically, he is interested in exploring how legal and regulatory frameworks respond to developing technology. Randy has published works in the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, the Denver Law Review, the Race to the Bottom, and the Tennessee Law Review.
Professor Robinson graduated with honors from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, earning both a J.D. and Certificate in Constitutional Rights and Remedies. During law school he was a senior editor on the law review and received numerous academic awards. After law school, he served as a law clerk to The Honorable Monica M. Márquez of the Colorado Supreme Court. Following his clerkship, he worked in private practice, focused on complex commercial litigation, employment litigation matters, and business disputes. Professor Robinson also has experience as counsel in pro bono prisoner rights cases. Following his time in private practice, he served as Vice President and General Counsel of a health care company.
Professor Robinson is licensed to practice in the State of Colorado and admitted to practice before the Federal District Court, District of Colorado and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Randy is always up for meeting people who are interested and engaged in the law, technology, or policy making. You can find him on Twitter @randyrobinsonii.
J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Certificate in Constitutional Rights and Remedies, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
B.S., (Business Administration), Maryville University
- Digital Personal Papers: Resuscitating the Privacy Protections at the Heart of the Fifth Amendment (work in progress)
- The Gambia v. Facebook: Should the SCA Shield Genocidal Regimes? (work in progress)
- The New Digital Wild West: Regulating the Explosion of Initial Coin Offerings (85 TENN. L. REV. 897 (2018)
- Facts and Circumstances: Perhaps Not All ICOs Are Securities, RACE TO THE BOTTOM BLOG, Jun. 2018
- The New Digital Wild West: Regulating the Explosion of Initial Coin Offerings, HARVARD LAW SCHOOL FORUM ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE &FINANCIAL REGULATION, Jan. 2018
- Policing the Police: Protecting Civil Remedies in Cases of Retaliatory Arrest, 89 DENV. U. L. REV. 499 (2012)
- Excerpted in TASLITZ, ET AL., CONSTITUTIONAL CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (5th ed. 2015)
- “Comparing Data Protection Structures in the European Union and the United States” panel moderator AALS Annual Meeting (Jan. 2021)
- “Privacy and Data Protection” panel discussion, Digital Platforms: Innovation, Antitrust, Privacy, and the Internet of Things, UIC John Marshall Law School (March 2020)
- “The Problem with a Federal Privacy Bill” presentation, UIC E + W Research Mixer (Nov. 2019)
- “Privacy Law” panel discussion, 63rd Annual UIC John Marshall IP Conference (Nov. 2019)
- “Privacy and Data Protection Law” panel moderator, UIC John Marshall (Oct. 2019)
- “Forum on Blackface” panel discussion, John Marshall Law School (March 2019)
- “Blockchain and the Law” panel moderator, Braun Symposium, John Marshall Law School (November 2018)
- “What is Blockchain and Why Law Students Should Care” presentation to Blockchain Law Group, John Marshall Law School (September 2018)
- “ICO/Investment in Cryptocurrencies” panel discussion, Global Blockchain Summit, Aurora Colorado (April 2018)
- “Blockchain and the Law” panel discussion, University of Denver Sturm College of Law (April 2018)
- Judge, Global Legal Hackathon, Denver, CO (February 2018)
- “ICOs: The New Digital Gold Rush” Global Blockchain Summit, Golden Colorado (October 2017)
- “ICO Legality” panel discussion, Global Blockchain Summit, Golden Colorado (October 2017)
- “Law School and the Legal Profession from the Perspective of Diverse Law Students and Lawyers, Panel Discussion, SALT/Denver Law Pipeline Conference, Denver, Colorado (March 2014)