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EPIC's Contemporary Privacy Litigation: Challenging the Surveillance State

Please join UNH Law's National Lawyer’s Guild student organization for:

EPIC's Contemporary Privacy Litigation: Challenging the Surveillance State

with Alan Butler, a civil liberties attorney at the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC).  He will speak about Fourth Amendment litigation and current struggles regarding widespread electronic/telephone surveillance.

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP here.

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Alan Butler is the EPIC Appellate Advocacy Counsel

Alan Butler is the EPIC Appellate Advocacy Counsel.

He manages the Appellate Docket at EPIC, including the Amicus Program, and authors briefs in significant privacy, civil liberties, and national security law cases. Recent cases include In re EPIC, United States v. Jones, Clapper v. Amnesty International USA, and Maryland v. King.

Mr. Butler focuses on a range of privacy law subjects including the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), location privacy, and other digital Fourth Amendment issues.

His recent article, When Cyberweapons End Up on Private Networks: Third Amendment Implications for Cybersecurity Policy, was published in the American University Law Review.

He is a graduate of UCLA School of Law and Washington University in St. Louis, where he earned a B.A. in Economics. While studying at UCLA School of Law, Mr. Butler was the Chief Technology Editor of both the UCLA Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT) and the Entertainment Law Review (ELR).

He worked as a research assistant for Professors Doug Lichtman and Steven Munzer.