Lauren Scholz

Lauren Scholz

Lauren Scholz

Assistant Professor
Contact Information

Florida State University 
College of Law
Advocacy Center, Room A202F
Phone: 850.645.0278
Fax: 850.644.5487


J.D., Harvard University, 2014
B.A., Yale University, 2009

Lauren Scholz joined the College of Law in 2017. Before coming to FSU, she was a fellow at the Project on the Foundations of Private Law and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, both at Harvard Law School. She also was a fellow at Yale Law School's Information Society Project. 

Before entering academia, Scholz was a law clerk for the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts and the Center for Democracy and Technology. 

Her research interests include contracts, torts, commercial law, information privacy and intellectual property. 


Select Recent and Forthcoming Publications

Algorithms and Contract Law, in The Cambridge Handbook on Law and Algorithms (Woodrow Barfield, editor) (Cambridge University Press) (forthcoming 2020)

Algorithmic Contracts and Consumer Privacy, in Smart Contracts and Block Chain Technology: Role of Contract Law (Larry DiMatteo, editor) (Cambridge University Press 2019)

Toward a Consumer Contract Law for an Algorithmic Age, in Law and Autonomous Systems (Nikita Aggarwal et. al., editors) (C.H. Beck 2019)

Big Data is Not Big Oil: The Role of Analogy in the Law of New Technologies, 86 Tenn. L. Rev. 863 (2019)

Privacy Remedies, 93 Indiana L.J. 94 (2018)

Algorithmic Contracts, 20 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 128 (2017)

Privacy as Quasi-Property, 101 Iowa L. Rev. 1113 (2016)

Privacy Petitions and Institutional Legitimacy, 37 Cardozo L. Rev 891 (2016)