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'New Republic' Editor Jeffrey Rosen Takes on Technology for SNC Lecture


October 9, 2002

[ Jeffrey Rosen Photo ] DELAWARE, OHIO -- An associate professor at the George Washington University Law School, Dr. Jeffrey Rosen, who also is the legal affairs editor of The New Republic, will speak as part of Ohio Wesleyan's Sagan National Colloquium public affairs series on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Benes Room of the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center. In his lecture, "The Silver Bullet: Can Technology Protect Liberty and Security at the Same Time?," Rosen will address the question of whether technological developments can protect civil liberties and national security alike.

With The New Republic since 1992, Rosen also is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and National Public Radio. He is the author of The Unwanted Gaze: The Destruction of Privacy in America, which has been described by the New York Times as the "definitive text on privacy perils in the digital age."

Rosen teaches constitutional law, criminal procedure and the law of privacy at the George Washington University Law School. He is a graduate of Harvard College, Balliol College, Oxford, where he was a Marshal Scholar, and Yale Law School.

The Sagan National Colloquium is in its 17th year at Ohio Wesleyan. All lectures are free and open to the public. More information is available at http://snc.owu.edu or 740-368-3995.