NELR Happenings: NEJCCC Fall Symposium

The New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement is hosting its Fall symposium on October 16, 2014 from 9:30am – 3:30pm in the New England Law | Boston Cherry Room. This year’s symposium, entitled “Crime, Privacy, and Technology: The 21st Century Wild West,” addresses various constitutional issues raised by the government’s use of emerging technologies to investigate and prosecute crime. Topics to be covered include: the third party doctrine, cell site location information/GPS tracking, the Mosaic theory, the pain view doctrine relative to digital searches, and compelled data decryption.

The first panel, Constitutional Theories Anew: The Third Party Doctrine and Related Topics, will take place from 9:30 am – 11:30 am and feature:

  • Professor Lawrence Friedman, New England Law | Boston
  • Professor David Gray, University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law
  • Matthew Segal, Legal Director, ACLU Massachusetts
  • Professor Shaun Spencer, University of Massachusetts School of Law

The second panel, Recent Jurisprudence: The High Court Speaks, will take place from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm and feature:

  • Gretchen Lundgren, Assistant District Attorney, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office
  • Judith Mizner, Chief of the Appeals Unit, Boston Federal Public Defenders Office
  • Jessie Rossman, Staff Attorney, ACLU of Massachusetts
  • Professor Stephen Wicker, Cornell University School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

For more information, you can view the Journal Symposium page. We hope to see you there!

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