Constitution Day Lecture: Ben Wizner of the ACLU

Wednesday, September 17 at 7:00pm

Kent Campus Center, Hubbell Hall 701 N C St, Indianola, IA 50125, USA

The 2014 Constitution Day Lecture features Ben Wizner, Director of the Speech, Privacy and Technology Project of the American Civil Liberties Union.  Mr. Wizner will be giving a lecture entitled "Collect it All: Mass Surveillance and the Future of Democracy." 

This lecture will focus on the Fourth Amendment and how it applies to surveillance activities conducted on U.S. citizens by the National Security Agency. The facts surrounding Mr. Edward Snowden’s disclosure of those activities will also be analyzed.  Last, Mr. Wizner will discuss how the Fourth Amendment applies in our ever-changing world of technology.   

Ben Wizner is director of the ACLU Speech, Privacy & Technology Project. Ben is a graduate of Harvard College and New York University School of Law and was a law clerk to the Hon. Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.  For more information on Mr. Wizner, please visit www.aclu.org/blog/author/ben-wizner.   

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