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Northern Illinois University Law Review Symposium

NIU Law Review Symposium Presents Eavesdropping and Wiretapping in Illinois

Friday, April 19, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Holmes Student Center, DeKalb, IL

Since the historic case of Katz v. United States over four decades ago, eavesdropping, wiretapping, and privacy have been at the forefront of criminal procedure and law enforcement compliance across the country. Following the concerns and controversy of more recent cases like United States v. Jones and ACLU v. Alvarez, this symposium will delve into Illinois’ unique role in the surveillance and eavesdropping sphere and discuss the inherent struggles among modern technology, privacy, and the law. Topics include constitutional concerns of the Illinois Eavesdropping Act and the nation’s various eavesdropping/wiretapping statutes, unmanned drone usage in Illinois, and the impact of United States v. Jones in Illinois.

Symposium presenters include Jesse Alderman, Stephen Baker, Andrew Bashi, Prof. Steven Helle, Robert Loeb, Dr. Saby Ghoshray, State’s Attorney Joe McMahon, David Milton, Prof. Jeffrey Parness, Hon. Stanley Sacks, Karen Sheley, Babak Siavoshy, Trevor Timm, and featured speaker Dan Collins.

Group discounts and half-day options available. MCLE: 5.5 hours.  Details and online registration at www.niu.edu/law.