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Elon Law Review 2011 symposium on criminal law post-9/11 - Oct. 21

On Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, Elon University School of Law and the Elon Law Review will present a symposium to discuss criminal law issues emerging in the decade since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

The symposium is a CLE approved event and attorneys may receive 4.5 credit hours towards their general hours requirement; however, the symposium is open to all members of the community and all are welcome to attend. There is no admission cost for this event. To attend, please contact the Symposium Editor of the Elon Law Review at lawreviewsymposium@elon.edu.

The symposium title is, “Terrorism’s Impact on Criminal Justice: How the Detection, Investigation, and Prosecution of Criminal Activity Has Changed Since 9/11.”

Participants at the Symposium

The Honorable V. Stuart Couch, Immigration Judge, Charlotte Immigration Court;

Arnold Loewy, George R. Killam Jr. Chair of Criminal Law, Texas Tech School of Law;

Tim Lynch, Director of the Project on Criminal Justice at the Cato Institute;

Everette Penn, Associate Professor of Criminology, University of Houston-Clear Lake;

Keith Petty, U.S. Army JAG Corps, legal advisor to the Commanding General, 5th Signal Command;

Michael Rich, Assistant Professor of Law, Elon University School of Law;

Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow at the Cato Institute;

Yolanda Vázquez, Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania School of Law;

Tung Yin, Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School.


- Investigation: How judicial and legislative interpretations of the Fourth and Fifth Amendment have changed.

- Civil liberties: How the war on terror has affected the use of informants and the status of civil liberties in post 9-11 America.

- Prosecution: How the prosecution of crimes has changed with the use of social media, immigration and military prosecutions.

Click here for additional details about the symposium.

Click here for information on the law review's 2010 symposium exploring secrecy, transparency, and the Internet.

Click here for a report on the publication of Volume 2, Issue 1 of the Elon Law Review, "Emerging Frameworks for International Business Transactions," and Volume 2, Issue 2, exploring issues in contract interpretation, the foreign intelligence exception to the Fourth Amendment's warrant requirement, property rights, and judicial discretion in the application of domestic violence protective orders.


Philip Craft,
10/5/2011 8:51 PM