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BCLT/BTLJ Law & Tech Speaker Series | Samuelson Clinic, “Public Interest Tech Lawyering”
Thursday, September 23, 2021 @ 12:55 pm - 1:55 pm
IMPORTANT: This event will be held in person at the Bancroft Hotel, across the street from the law school. Due to a 100 person capacity at the Bancroft Hotel, RSVP will be required for the event. You must show proof of vaccination at the entrance to the hotel. In the event that we must cancel the in person event, we will hold the event virtually on Zoom. We ask that when you RSVP for the event using Zoom, please keep the login information just in case we move to a virtual format.
Come talk with Megan Graham about tech and public interest lawyering, and how you can get involved while you’re still in school. Megan will talk about the Samuelson Clinic, some of the recent work Clinic students have done, and what it’s like to be a public interest lawyer who focuses on technology issues.
Megan Graham, Clinical Supervising Attorney
Megan Graham is a Clinical Supervising Attorney in the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic at UC Berkeley, School of Law. Her work centers on the role technology plays in criminal defendants’ cases and the broader criminal legal system. Graham’s advocacy focuses on advising public defenders on the technology issues that appear in their clients’ cases. She has written model briefs and counseling memoranda for public defenders on issues ranging from overbroad search warrants for digital devices to probabilistic genotyping software to facial recognition. Graham has filed and litigated public records act requests to uncover more information about the technologies used in criminal cases. She has also trained federal and state defense attorneys from around the country on various technology and criminal law topics.
The BCLT/BTLJ Law & Tech Speaker Series features local practitioners, bringing real world experience and practical legal knowledge to Berkeley Law students. This event is reserved for current UC Berkeley law students, faculty, and staff. All statements and remarks are off-the-record; they cannot be quoted or reproduced without the speaker’s permission.
Co-sponsored by the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology and the Berkeley Technology Law Journal. This event is open to current Berkeley Law students, Berkeley Law affiliates and BCLT law firm sponsors.
Events are wheelchair accessible. For disability-related accommodations, contact the organizer of the event. Advance notice is kindly requested.
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