Wayne Law Review publishes special congressional oversight edition

The Wayne Law Review at Wayne State University Law School has published a special edition focused on congressional oversight. The edition features articles from a wide array of oversight experts including the Levin Center’s Washington Office Director, Elise Bean, whose contribution details a series of new cases moving through the federal courts that are likely to shape the future of congressional oversight.

Also included in this special edition are articles on oversight of science and technology, including Congress’ efforts to oversee cybersecurity, election security, and digital privacy, disinformation, and antitrust concerns. This special edition of the Wayne Law Review is located online here: http://waynelawreview.org/66-no-1/.

The Levin Center and the Wayne Law Review this year collaborated in sponsoring a series of three online panels that focused on congressional oversight of science and technology. Six panelists also contributed articles to the special edition. The last of the three online panels will take place on October 29, and is entitled, “Congressional Oversight of the Digital Marketplace: Protecting Competition, Privacy, and the Truth.” To register visit: https://events.wayne.edu/2020/10/29/digital-marketplace-87243/.

Information about the first oversight two panels is listed below:

On May 27, 2020 the Levin Center and Wayne Law Review hosted an online panel on congressional oversight databases. Panelists included Jamie Spitz from the Lugar Center, Molly Reynolds from the Brookings Institution, and Professor Jonathan Lewallen from the University of Tampa. This panel was moderated by Professor Daniel Carpenter from Harvard University.

On June 24, 2020 the Levin Cener and Wayne Law Review hosted an online panel on the role of congressional oversight when battling cybersecurity threats. Panelists included Patrick Warren from the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Professor Chris Bryant from the University of Cincinnati, Assistant Professor Kimberly Breedon from Barry University School of Law, Professor M. Tia Johnson from Georgetown University Law Center, and Professor Jonathan Lewallen from University of Tampa. This panel was moderated by Professor Fred Chang from Southern Methodist University.




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