Blog: To Execute, or to Exonerate the Actually Innocent – Is That Really the Question?

By: Brooke Kargman, Associate Staff There have been vast advancements in forensic science largely due to developments in DNA technology.  Many prisoners who have maintained their innocence have accessed DNA evidence ultimately substantiating their claims, which was previously unobtainable.[1]  Inevitably, appeals courts are now confronted with “actual innocence” claims, including …

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Clapper v. Amnesty International and Data Privacy Litigation: Is a Change to the Law “Certainly Impending”?

DownloadPDF   Cite as: John L. Jacobus & Benjamin B. Watson, Clapper v. Amnesty International and Data Privacy Litigation: Is a Change to the Law “Certainly Impending”?, 21 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 3 (2014), http://jolt.richmond.edu/v21i1/article3.pdf. John L. Jacobus & Benjamin B. Watson* I. Introduction [1]        On December 19, 2013, the …

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The Reasonable Information Security Program

DownloadPDF Peter Sloan* Cite as: Peter Sloan, The Reasonable Information Security Program, 21 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 2 (2014), http://jolt.richmond.edu/v21i1/article2.pdf.    I. Introduction [1]        Our information inhabits a perilous world. Cyber theft, cyber extortion, mobile device loss, misappropriation of confidential business information, and unauthorized disclosures of protected information are real …

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Blog: Personal Data Security and the “BYOD” Problem: Who is Truly at Risk?

By: Jill Smaniotto, Associate Manuscripts Editor “Bring your own device” policies are undeniably on the rise in the realm of business IT.  According a recent survey, roughly two-fifths of U.S. consumers working for large enterprises use their personally-owned devices—i.e. smartphones, tablets, or desktops—for at least some aspect of their work.[1]  …

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Blog: E-Commerce and Taxation: Internet Tax Freedom does not Mean Tax Freedom for the Internet

By: Andrew Landrum, Associate Technical Editor The global advent of interconnectivity has led to breakthroughs in communication, innovation, scientific collaboration, and, most importantly, how to spend money in the comfort of your pajamas.  Online shopping has become the way of the future.  No more will store hours, location, or Netflix …

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