On Wednesday October 29th, I will be debating Michael Toscano, the President and CEO of the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International. The event will be held at Chapman University School of Law. The presentation will be based in part on my paper “Domestic Drones and the Future of Aerial Surveillance.”
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On Monday October 26th at 5:00pm I will be presenting my paper “War Against Transnational Organized Crime?” at the Pacific McGeorge School of Law. Below is the paper’s abstract:
Here is the introduction from the paper:
Over the past decade, the U.S. military has used surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities in support of lethal [...]
The use of these systems raises serious questions about modern conceptions of privacy. This article examines the constitutional doctrine related to aerial surveillance and technology, and finds that current doctrine is unlikely to prevent the use of unmanned systems. The article proposes a series of legislative solutions intended to place surveillance by drones on the same legal footing as surveillance by manned aircraft — a status quo solution. The paper then analyzes the circumstances under which that new status quo may break down, and proposes remedies that could be implemented depending upon the nature of the emergent privacy harms.
The SMU Law Faculty Forum is an ongoing series of presentations of works-in-progress by scholars from SMU Dedman School of Law and from law schools around [...]
Over the past decade, the U.S. military has used surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities in support of lethal actions directed against organized criminals. The public [...]
On Tuesday September 30, 2014 I will be participating in an event “Drone Warfare and Constitutional Accountability” at Columbia Law School. In the event I will be presenting excerpts from my paper “Targeted Killing and Accountability.”
On Monday, September 29, 2014 I’ll be discussing the role of the lawyer in advising start-up companies and explaining how regulation impacts innovation. The presentation is entitled “Uber and Driverless Cars- Innovation vs. Regulation.”
“Domestic Drones: FAA Regulations, Privacy, Property, Tort and Other Emergent Issues” sponsored by the Minnesota Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society.
Surveillance Drones On The Homefront – Privacy At Risk? featuring drone expert Professor Gregory S. McNeal
With rapid advances in the field of robotics, the future possibilities seem endless: driverless cars on the roads, police forces using drones for surveillance, wearable technologies that integrate human and machine, and robots in the workplace – all of which raise questions of human acceptance of robotics in everyday life. The development of drones – [...]
Greg McNeal is a professor and national security specialist focusing on the institutions and challenges associated with global security, with substantive expertise in national security law and policy, transnational crime, global policy studies, and international affairs.
He teaches at Pepperdine University's School of Law and School of Public Policy.
- Drones: Privacy, Efficiency and The Future of Aerial Surveillance
- Cartels, Traffickers and Transnational Organized Crime: A Pending Conflict?
- Drones And the Future of Aerial Surveillance
- The Perils of Militarizing The Fight Against Transnational Organized Crime
- War Against Transnational Organized Crime?
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