David Kaye

Clinical Professor of Law, University of California


Clinical Professor of law at University of California, Irvine School of Law, Mr. Kaye has been serving as the Independent Chair of the Board of the Global Network Initiative and is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the international freedom of expression NGO, ARTICLE 19, since October 2020. Mr. Kaye is also the author of Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet (2019). He has written widely for international and American law journals and numerous media outlets. He began his legal career with the U.S. State Department’s Office of the Legal Adviser and is a current member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a former member of the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law. Mr. Kaye is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.