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Christopher Slobogin Archives

Data in the cloud: What’s private and what isn’t?

May. 10, 2017—New and clearer rules are needed about access to the huge amount of digital data in the cloud, says Chris Slobogin.

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Science of Violence and Compassion subject of panel discussion

Apr. 27, 2017—“The Science of Violence and Compassion” is the subject of a panel discussion that will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at the Adventure Science Center.

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Kudos: Read about faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements

Mar. 31, 2016—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.

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State of the Union address – Vanderbilt experts available

Jan. 7, 2016—President Obama is set to talk to the nation on Jan. 12 for his final State of the Union address. Vanderbilt has an array of experts available.

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CNN Opinion: Has the NSA gone rogue?

Oct. 31, 2013—Although the NSA may not conduct queries or examine content unless it or a court determines that “national security” is at stake, national security is apparently at stake quite often, if the recent reports about monitoring hundreds of thousands of foreigners’ calls as well as the calls of foreign leaders are true, writes Christopher Slobogin, Milton R. Underwood Professor of Law.

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Snowden revelations compel government to address surveillance enforcement

Aug. 7, 2013—Christopher Slobogin, the author of a book that addresses privacy and government intrusion, is available for expert commentary for ongoing stories regarding whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations of massive phone surveillance by a federal spy agency.

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Contemporary Debates in Criminal Justice: The Class Decides (Part Two: 11/7/12)

Nov. 8, 2012—Watch video of Christopher Slobogin presenting “Contemporary Debates in Criminal Justice: The Class Decides” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute lecture series. The course explores a number of the hottest topics in criminal justice: the death penalty, the insanity defense, preventive detention, surveillance and other topics relating to investigation of crime and its...

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Contemporary Debates in Criminal Justice: Interrogation Practices (Part One: 10/31/12)

Nov. 7, 2012—Watch video of Christopher Slobogin presenting “Contemporary Debates in Criminal Justice: Interrogation Practices” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute lecture series. The course explores a number of the hottest topics in criminal justice: the death penalty, the insanity defense, preventive detention, surveillance and other topics relating to investigation of crime and its punishment....

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Contemporary Debates in Criminal Justice: Government Surveillance

Oct. 26, 2012—Watch video of Christopher Slobogin presenting “Contemporary Debates in Criminal Justice: Government Surveillance” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute lecture series. The course explores a number of the hottest topics in criminal justice: the death penalty, the insanity defense, preventive detention, surveillance and other topics relating to investigation of crime and its punishment....

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Vanderbilt professors available to talk about upcoming Supreme Court decisions

Mar. 21, 2012—The U.S. Supreme Court will make decisions on a number of hotly debated cases this term, and a diverse group of Vanderbilt University experts is available to give their opinions about those cases.

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Results instead of revenge: A new plan for juvenile justice

Oct. 13, 2011—The struggle against juvenile crime may come down to one simple question, says a Vanderbilt University researcher: Do we want revenge or do we want results? If we want results, says legal expert Christopher Slobogin, we should dramatically reform the system to stress community-based treatment over incarceration.

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Vanderbilt professors available to talk about upcoming Supreme Court decisions

Oct. 12, 2011—The U.S. Supreme Court will make decisions on a number of hotly debated cases this term, and a diverse group of Vanderbilt University experts is available to give their opinions about those cases.

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