Facial Recognition Technology: First and Fourth Amendment Implications

Facial Recognition Technology: First and Fourth Amendment Implications Ashley Triplett* On October 18, 2016, the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy & Technology released a report regarding the use of facial recognition technology in law enforcement agencies throughout the country.  Clare Garvie et al., The Perpetual Line-Up: Unregulated Police Face Recognition in America 1 (2016), https://www.perpetuallineup.org/sites/default/files/2016-12/The%20Perpetual%20Line-Up%20-%20Center%20on%20Privacy%20and%20Technology%20at%20Georgetown%20Law%20-%20121616.pdf.Continue reading “Facial Recognition Technology: First and Fourth Amendment Implications”

Two Fronts Converge in the War Against Online Sex Trafficking

Two Fronts Converge in the War Against Online Sex Trafficking David Dix* Two fronts in the fight against online sex trafficking will soon come to a head.  Carl Ferrer, the CEO of Backpage.com, was recently arrested and charged with felony pimping. Christopher Mele, C.E.O. of Backpage.com, Known for Escort Ads, Is Charged with Pimping aContinue reading “Two Fronts Converge in the War Against Online Sex Trafficking”

#youvebeenserved: Court Holds Twitter as an Acceptable Method of Service of Process

#youvebeenserved: Court Holds Twitter as an Acceptable Method of Service of Process Julie Giardina* On September 30, 2016, U.S. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler granted a motion to serve process by alternative means, holding that the plaintiff could use Twitter to serve process on the defendant.  St. Francis Assisi v. Kuwait Fin. House, No. 3:16-CV-3240-LB, 2016Continue reading “#youvebeenserved: Court Holds Twitter as an Acceptable Method of Service of Process”

No More Road Rage: Who is Liable When an Automated Vehicle Causes an Accident?

No More Road Rage: Who is Liable When an Automated Vehicle Causes an Accident? Joshua Gorsky*      I.     Introduction When I, Robot premiered in 2004, audiences were riveted by a self-driving Audi that transported Will Smith’s character to his desired locations.  I, Robot (20th Century Fox 2004).  What seemed like science fictionContinue reading “No More Road Rage: Who is Liable When an Automated Vehicle Causes an Accident?”

The “Textalyzer”: A Violation of the Fourth Amendment or a Life Saving Device?

The “Textalyzer”: A Violation of the Fourth Amendment or A Life Saving Device? Marleigh Davis* With distracted driving statistics revealing the large number of people who dangerously choose to use their cell phones while driving, the question arises of how many accidents occur because of this phenomenon and whether they could be prevented? New York’sContinue reading “The “Textalyzer”: A Violation of the Fourth Amendment or a Life Saving Device?”