Event Title

Panel One:The History of Surveillance and The Fourth Amendment

Streaming Media

Start Date

26-1-2018 2:00 PM

End Date

26-1-2018 2:50 PM

Description

The first panel discussed how law enforcement’s surveillance capabilities have changed from the Patriot Act to Modern Day. Beginning with the modern applicability of Smith v. Maryland to current FISA court decision, panelists were asked questions relating to the legality of the Patriot Act and the increased authority under FISA. Panelists also discussed the value of the growth of the “surveillance state” since the Patriot Act, the benefits arising from improved surveillance techniques, and the potential pitfalls and legal consequences that arose following the Snowden Leaks.

 
Jan 26th, 2:00 PM Jan 26th, 2:50 PM

Panel One:The History of Surveillance and The Fourth Amendment

The first panel discussed how law enforcement’s surveillance capabilities have changed from the Patriot Act to Modern Day. Beginning with the modern applicability of Smith v. Maryland to current FISA court decision, panelists were asked questions relating to the legality of the Patriot Act and the increased authority under FISA. Panelists also discussed the value of the growth of the “surveillance state” since the Patriot Act, the benefits arising from improved surveillance techniques, and the potential pitfalls and legal consequences that arose following the Snowden Leaks.