New England Law Review: Volume 49, Number 4 - Summer 2015

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The New England Law Review offers its issues in convenient digital formats for e-reader devices, apps, pads, and phones. This 4th issue of Volume 49 (Sum. 2015) features an extensive and important Symposium entitled "What Stays in Vegas," presented by leading scholars on the subject of privacy and big data. Contents include: 

"Legal Questions Raised by the Widespread Aggregation of Personal Data," by Adam Tanner 

"What Stays in Vegas: The Road to 'Zero Privacy,'" by David Abrams 

"Privacy and Predictive Analytics in E-Commerce," by Shaun B. Spencer 

"Privacy and Innovation: Information as Property and the Impact on Data Subjects," by Rita S. Heimes

In addition, Issue 4 includes these extensive student contributions:

Note, "Reforming Civil Asset Forfeiture: Ensuring Fairness and Due Process for Property Owners in Massachusetts," by Charles Basler 

Note, "'Mature Person Preferred': The Circuit Split on the 'Ordinary Reader' Standard for Advertisements in Violation of the Fair Housing Act," by Heather G. Reid 

Comment, "Ultramercial III: The Federal Circuit's Long Lesson," by Tiffany Marie Knapp 

Quality digital formatting includes linked notes, active table of contents, active URLs in notes, and proper Bluebook citations.

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The New England Law Review is published by students at New England Law School | Boston and features contributions by leading academics and attorneys, as well as student research in the form of Notes and Comments.

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Quid Pro Books
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Published on
Jan 13, 2016
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Pages
152
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ISBN
9781610278188
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Language
English
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Genres
Law / Computer & Internet
Law / Housing & Urban Development
Law / Jurisprudence
Law / Privacy
Law / Science & Technology
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