Professor Boyne to take Part in Seminar on National Security Law at George Mason


Professor Shawn BoyneProfessor Shawn Boyne is one of a select number of researchers in the field of national security law who has been invited to participate in an advanced policy research seminar sponsored by George Mason University's Institute for Humane Studies. The seminar, titled Liberty, Privacy, and the Security State, will be held March 28-30, 2014. According to the Institute, "this research-oriented seminar will explore current trends in scholarship surrounding the erosion of civil liberties, emerging threats to the right to privacy, the legal and ethical implications of the growing surveillance state, and the political economy of police and military budget expansion."

Professor Boyne is the chair of the law school's Global Crisis Leadership Forum, which aims to hone law students' leadership skills. She also is a Dean’s Fellow and a DRIVE Fellow. Professor Boyne has published several articles in the field of comparative national security law and has presented her scholarship at the University of Virginia, Temple University, Case Western University, and Yale University.

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