Is Digital Privacy Protecting Criminals?

April 9, 2019

Generally speaking, the Fourth Amendment has been focused on crime control. Lately, however, digital privacy has emerged as an exception to this way of thinking.

Three key cases in this decade have granted broad rights to criminal suspects where digital privacy is at issue. The Chief Justice, who has always been considered very conservative on most crime issues, has emerged as an unlikely champion of digital privacy rights.

Dr. Craig Curtis, a professor of political science at Bradley, will dive into why things are changing and describe the recent developments regarding digital privacy in what he calls "Atypical behavior by otherwise 'tough on crime' justices."

This event will take place on April 10 at 6 pm in Westlake Hall room 116.