Hannah Bloch-Wehba is an Assistant Professor of Law at Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law, an Affiliated Fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project, and a Fellow at the Center for Democracy & Technology. She teaches and writes on law and technology. Her scholarship explores the intersection of civil liberties and new technology, focusing on free expression, privacy and government accountability. Her interests include transparency and accountability for law enforcement, public access to information, and the use of new technologies in government decisionmaking.
Bloch-Wehba is a graduate of NYU School of Law, where she was an Institute for International Law & Justice/Law and Security Scholar, and of the University of Texas at Austin. From 2016–2018, she was a supervising attorney in Yale Law School’s Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic, a law student clinic dedicated to increasing government transparency, defending the essential work of news gatherers, and protecting freedom of expression by providing pro bono legal services, pursuing impact litigation and developing policy initiatives. Previously, Bloch-Wehba was the inaugural Stanton Foundation National Security–Free Press Fellow at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, and worked as a litigation associate at Baker Botts LLP.