Current Symposium

Privacy and the Internet: is the Law Adapting as Fast as We Are? The Legal Implications of Technological Advancements

October 11, 2013
8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Presented by Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s Nexus Journal of Law and Policy

California MCLE credit
Webcast live at

Symposium Schedule

Check-in & Registration (8:45 – 9:15 a.m.)

Introduction  (9:15 – 9:30 a.m.)

Opening Keynote Presentation (9:30 – 10:15 a.m.)

  • Kevin Davis, ” Facing The Digital Dilemma: How Fast-Moving Technology is Changing The    Nature of Crime and Shifting The Legal Landscape.”
  • Moderator: Scott Howe (Professor of Law,  Chapman University School of Law)

Panel I: Cybercrime: – The Legal Implications of Technological Advancements (10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.)

  • Elizabeth Henderson, “Prosecuting Organized Identity Theft Crimes”
  • Michael K. Cernyar, “Pursuing Internet Wrongdoers and Representing the Alleged Cyber Criminal”
  • Dr. Nathan Good, “I Clicked What? The Science of Security, Privacy, and Human Behavior”
  • Marc Beaart, “High Tech Crime Division Los Angeles: Case Studies”
  • Moderator: Ronald Steiner (Professor of Law, Chapman University School of Law)

Chapman Dialogue Lunch and Keynote Speaker: “Privacy and Cybersecurity for the Enterprise” (11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.)

  • Amy S. Mushahwar
  • Moderator: Tom Campbell (Dean, Chapman University School of Law)

Panel II: Constitutional Issues Surrounding the Internet and Technology (1:45 – 3:15 p.m.)

  • Dr. James Brecher, “History of Privacy: Why We Need a New Language”
  • Brian Hayden Pascal, “Technology Broke Privacy. What Can We Do About It?”
  • Marc Jonathan Blitz, “Free Expression, Commercial Speech and 21st Century Persuasion”
  • Judge James P. Gray, “Shreds of Privacy in an Electronic World”

Break: Cookies & Refreshments (3:15 – 3:30 p.m.)

Panel III: Balancing Privacy Rights Within the Workplace (3:30 – 5:00 p.m.)

  • Eric Goldman, “Statutes Restricting Employer Access to Employees’ Social Media Accounts”
  • Jessica Linehan, “Watch It: Monitoring Employee Internet and E-mail Usage”
  • Felicia A. Davis, “#workplacerant:  Regulating Employees’ Social Media Use”
  • Erin Leach, “Privacy Issues in Bring Your Own Device Policies In the Workplace”

En Banc” Reception: Cocktails and Appetizers for all guest, presenters, faculty and students (5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

Registration Information

Admission to the symposium includes continental breakfast, lunch and admission to the post-symposium reception. There is no charge for the symposium or related events. Tickets will be distributed in advance for lunch seating, based upon a first come, first served basis. An RSVP is required for lunch. Click here to RSVP for the symposium. If you have any questions about the symposium please contact Allyson Rudolph , Senior Symposium Editor,

MCLE Continuing Education Credit
: This program qualifies for general California MCLE credit for attorneys. A Uniform Certificate of Attendance will be provided to attendees at the conference. Please include what parts of the day you will be attending if you require MCLE credit..

If you are unable to make it to the symposium you can watch a live Webcast of the Symposium at Must attend live event to receive MCLE credit.