Author: alex-mehner

Science, Technology, and the Law

Transatlantic Reflections on the Power of Technology for Inclusion: A Summary

On February 22, 2019, Sheila Durant, Gary Norman and Debra A. Vey Voda-Hamilton organized and presented Transatlantic Reflections on the Power of Technology for Inclusion. The event was graciously hosted by the German Marshall Fund of the United States at their building in Washington, DC.  The event included presentations and discussions from people heavily involved…
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“Your secrets are safe with us”: The struggle between privacy rights and fair access to digital records of the deceased

“When I am dead I will not care How future generations fare, For I will be so unaware. . . .”[1]           -Robert William Service   In 2004, my father passed away. He left a will that gave all of his assets to my mother. My mother had to make sure she had all the…
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Drinking While Flying Your Drone

Either as a weapon or a tool, drones are becoming more prevalent. Small drones are now sold in major department stores. Therefore, like automobiles, a drone is susceptible to accidents and collisions. Therefore, the law must address the civilian use of unmanned aviation systems (UAS) such as drones. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the…
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