Sarah Lamdan is a Professor of Law at CUNY School of Law in Long Island City, NY. She has a master's degree in library science and legal information management. She also has a law certificate in environmental law. Her research focuses on information law and policy.


Professor Lamdan works on data justice across the spectrum from open government to personal privacy. She is currently writing a book about data control and access called Data Cartels, which will be published by Stanford University Press.

Sarah is a member of the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative and works with immigration groups on government surveillance issues. Lamdan's book, Environmental Information: Research, Access & Environmental Decisionmaking (Environmental Law Institute 2017) serves as a resource for journalists, scientists, and researchers who use government science information in their work. 

Professor Lamdan teaches administrative law, environmental law, open government law, and data privacy courses. She also teaches legal research, writing, and other lawyering skills. In her spare time, she writes songs about her favorite transparency laws.

Here's Sarah Lamdan's CV.

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