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Elon Law Review announces March 4 symposium on Technology, Cybersecurity & the Fourth Amendment 

Join the editors of the Elon Law Review for a Friday, March 4, 2016 symposium titled “Body Cameras, Big Data, and Privacy: Twenty First Century Technology, Cybersecurity and the Fourth Amendment.”  

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The program will focus on the implications of corporate and government use of consumer and citizen data on privacy laws, as well as how the Fourth Amendment functions in the twenty first century and how it should function in the future. Lawyers and all members of the Elon Law community are invited to attend. Application pending for 4.25 hours of CLE credit. Lunch provided to attendees. The symposium will be located in Room 207 at Elon Law, 201 N. Greene St., in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. 

>> RSVP required. Register Here. 

Contact the Elon Law Review here with questions.

Program details (subject to change): 

  • 9:00AM – Opening remarks
  • 9:30AM – Keynote on implications of evolving technology on the Fourth Amendment (Professor Slobogin)
  • 10:00AM – First Panel of Speakers (Evolving Technology and its impact on the Fourth Amendment)
  • 11:00AM – Second keynote on government surveillance of citizens and privacy implications (Professor Schanzer)
  • 11:30AM – Second Panel of Speakers (Corporate use of consumer and employee data and its implications on data privacy)
  • 12:30PM – Lunch Speaker: Kevin Minsky, senior advisor on technology and cybersecurity, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • 1:30PM – Third keynote on implications of corporate surveillance of employees/consumers (Carolina Rossini)
  • 2:00PM – Third panel (Government surveillance of citizens and privacy implications)
  • 3:00 to 3:30 PM – Closing Remarks

First Keynote

  • Professor Christopher Slobogin, Vanderbilt University School of Law
    • Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law; Professor of Psychiatry; and Director, Criminal Justice Program
    • Has authored more than 100 articles, books, and chapters on topics relating to criminal procedure, mental health law, and evidence
    • One of the five most cited criminal law and procedure law professors in the country, according to the Leiter Report
    • Particularly influential is his work on the Fourth Amendment and technology

First Panel

  • Professor David Gray, University of Maryland School of Law
    • Professor of law, who teaches criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, international criminal law, and jurisprudence
    • Most recent work is The Fourth Amendment in the Age of Surveillance, which will be published by the Cambridge University Press in 2016
    • Has also published dozens of articles and book chapters in leading journals and collections
  • Professor Russell Weaver, University of Louisville School of Law
    • Professor of Law and Distinguished Scholar
    • Honorary Associate of Macquarie University Law School (Sydney, Australia)
    • Has written dozens of aritcles and books over the past twenty-five years
  • Professor Michael Rich, Elon University School of Law
    • Before joining academia, Rich practiced at the Cincinnati law firm of Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease LLP, where he worked mainly on government fraud litigation under the civil False Claims Act, civil rights litigation, and white-collar criminal cases
    • Rich’s areas of research include the philosophical boundaries of criminal law, civil and criminal white-collar litigation, police investigatory methods, and government fraud
    • One of his most recent works is Machine Learning, Automated Suspicion Algorithms, and the Fourth Amendment

Second Keynote

  • Professor David Schanzer, Duke University
    • Associate Professor of the Practice in the Sanford School of Public Policy
    • Director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security, a research consortium between Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill and RTI International
    • Author of many articles relating to homeland security
    • Prior to his academic appointments, Schanzer was the Democratic staff director for the House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security from 2003 to 2005. He previously served as the legislative director for Sen. Jean Carnahan (2001-2002), counsel to Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. (1996-1998), and counsel to Sen. William S. Cohen (1994-1996)

Second Panel

  • Professor David Partlett, Emory University School of Law
    • Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law, having served as dean of Emory Law from 2006 to 2011
    • Before that he served as vice president, dean, and professor of law at Washington and Lee University School of Law for six years
    • He joined the faculty of the Vanderbilt University Law School in 1987
    • He was a fellow in the Institute for Public Policy Studies and was acting dean from 1996 to 1997
    • Partlett held positions in the Australian government as a senior legal officer for the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department in Canberra, where he was responsible for policy advice on the Racial Discrimination Act and other related human rights and racial discrimination legislation
  • Professor Steve Friedland, Elon University School of Law
    • Steven Friedland was a founding faculty member at Elon Law School after teaching at several other schools, including the University of Georgia and Georgia State University, as well as Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., where he served as a professor of law for more than a decade
    • Friedland was elected to the American Law Institute in 2010, named to the board of trustees for the Law School Admissions Council in 2012 and to the Lexis Publishing Company Advisory Board the same year
    • Friedland has co-authored several Constitutional Law, Evidence Law, and Criminal Procedure textbooks, as well as three books on law school teaching
    • He is a national leader and speaker on law school teaching, and has advised the Japan Legal Foundation about starting law schools in Japan and Afghanistan law professors as part of a U.S. A.I.D. project on law teaching in that country
  • Mr. David Hoffman, Intel/Homeland Security
    • David A. Hoffman is Director of Security Policy and Global Privacy Officer at Intel Corporation, in which capacity he oversees Intel’s privacy activities and security policy engagements.
    • Mr. Hoffman joined Intel in 1998 as Intel’s eBusiness attorney to manage the team providing legal support for Intel’s Chief Information Officer. In 1999, he founded Intel’s Privacy Team, and in 2000 was appointed Group Counsel of eBusiness and Director of Privacy. In 2005, Mr. Hoffman moved to Munich, Germany, as Group Counsel in the Intel European Legal Department, while leading Intel’s Worldwide Privacy and Security Policy Team. Mr. Hoffman served on the US Federal Trade Commission’s Online Access and Security Advisory Committee.
    • Mr. Hoffman served on the TRUSTe Board of Directors from 2000-2006, where he was Chair of the Compliance Committee of the Board. Mr. Hoffman was a member of the US Federal Trade Commission’s Online Access and Security Committee. Also, in 2005 Mr. Hoffman was appointed to the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, on which at different times he served as the Chair of the Data Sharing and Use Subcommittee and the Chair of the Technology Committee. From 2005 – 2009, Mr. Hoffman served on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Privacy Professionals, on which he was the Board’s Treasurer and he is currently a member of the Advisory Board for the Future of Privacy Forum.
    • Mr. Hoffman has lectured on privacy and security law at schools in the US, Europe, Japan and China. He has a teaching appointment as a Senior Lecturing Fellow at his alma mater the Duke University School of Law where he was a Member of the Duke Law Review. Mr. Hoffman also received an AB from Hamilton College.

Third Keynote

  • Ms. Carolina Rossini, Public Knowledge
    • Carolina Rossini is a Vice President for International Policy at Public Knowledge.  She joined Public Knowledge in May 2014 and leads their international work.  She was formerly an international associate at Global Partners Digital Associate, supporting GPD’s work in the US and Latin America. She was also previously a Project Director at New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute, the International Intellectual Property Director at Electronic Frontiers Foundation (EFF), a fellow at the Berkman Center at Harvard University, and she has consulted for organizations like SPARC/ARL, Wikimedia Foundation, Freedom House, Ford Foundation, UNESCO, USAID, ALADI, UNDP and more.
    • She sits at the advisory board of  for both the OKF central and Brazil chapter, and of  in the USA. She considers herself a strong advocate for open access to research, open data in government and science and open educational resources. She founded and led the  in Brazil, with concrete legislative and policy change results already in place and grants from the Open Society Foundation.
    • She is a Brazilian lawyer and before moving to the US about 7 years ago, she worked at the Center for Technology and Society at FGV-Rio and as a in-house counsel for Telefonica’s ISP in Brazil, Terra Networks.
    • She has a LL.M. on IP from Boston University (US), an MBA from Instituto de Empresas (Spain), an MA in International Economic Negotiations from UNICAMP/UNESP (Brazil), and a JD from USP (Brazil).
    • She has more than 13 years of experience in international law, contractual transactions and policy, with a specific focus on access to information, internet, telecom, intellectual property and human rights.

Third Panel

  • Professor David Levine, Elon University School of Law
    • David S. Levine is an Associate Professor of Law at Elon University School of Law and an Affiliate Scholar at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School
    • He is a 2014-2015 Visiting Research Collaborator at Princeton University's Center for Information Technology Policy
    • He is also the founder and host of Hearsay Culture on KZSU-FM (Stanford University), an information policy, intellectual property law and technology talk show for which he has recorded over 200 interviews since May 2006
    • His scholarship, which has been published in several law reviews including Florida, North Carolina and Stanford Online, focuses on the operation of intellectual property law at the intersection of technology and public life, specifically information flows in the lawmaking and regulatory process and intellectual property law's impact on public and private secrecy, transparency and accountability
    • He has spoken about his work in numerous venues, from the American Political Science Association annual meeting to the Information Society Project at Yale Law School, and internationally
  • Mr. Bryan Starret, Esq., Brooks Pierce
    • Bryan Starrett’s diverse practice includes general business litigation, internal investigations and compliance, employment law, and corporate law
    • He is a former corporate finance and strategy consultant
  • Burcu Kilic, Public Citizen
    • Legal Counsel for Public Citizen Global Access to Medicine Program
    • Burcu Kilic is an expert on legal, economic and political issues surrounding intellectual property law, policy, development and innovation. She provides technical and legal assistance to governments and civil society groups around the world and promotes their participation in international rule making. She has performed research and written extensively on these subjects.
    • She completed her Ph.D. at Queen Mary, University of London as a School of Law Fellow, where she taught International and Comparative Patent Law and Policy. She holds Masters degrees from University of London and Stockholm University in Intellectual Property Law and Law and Information Technology. During her studies, she received numerous awards and honors from the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, European Union, Swedish Institute and Central Research Fund, University of London."

 

Philip Craft,
Staff
2/18/2016 9:55 AM