Cell Phones, Terrorism, and Privacy: Can the Government Force Apple to Unlock Your IPhone?

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Location: 1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)

The program is sponsored by the Federal Bar Association, the American Constitution Society, and the Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

About the Lecture:

The program will include: (1) an analysis of the legal framework undergirding civil liberties and privacy rights in a society where far-reaching technology is an increasingly prevalent part of our lives; (2) how privacy rights and national security interests must be balanced; and (3) the future implications of the Apple iPhone dispute and what we can glean from it about this ever-changing area of law.


  • Honorable Dan Polster, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • Steven Dettelbach, former United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio
  • Jonathan Leiken, Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Diebold, Inc.
  • Moderator: Professor Jonathan Witmer-Rich, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

CLE credit: 1.25 free hours pending

Category: Academics Dates, CLE Programs, General, Public Lectures

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