Patrick E. Corbett

Patrick E. Corbett

Professor

B.A. Michigan State University 1983
J.D. University of Notre Dame Law School 1987

corbettp@cooley.edu

SSRN Publications

Professor Patrick Corbett joined Cooley Law School in 2001. He has an extensive background in Criminal Law and Procedure. After graduating from law school, Professor Corbett served as a judicial law clerk for U.S. District Court Judge Horace W. Gilmore. He then served as a federal prosecutor for 10 years, as an Assistant US Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan. He worked in the general crimes unit, prosecuting cases involving firearms, drug trafficking, bank robberies, kidnappings, mail theft, counterfeiting, embezzlement, alien smuggling, and environmental offenses. He also worked in the economic crimes unit, prosecuting cases involving mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, money laundering, customs fraud, credit card fraud, government program fraud, arson for profit, FDA fraud, and tax fraud.

In 1999, Professor Corbett was recruited by former Michigan Attorney General Jennifer Granholm to help start the High Tech Crime Unit at the Michigan Attorney Generals Office, where he served as the Deputy Chief of that unit for over two years, investigating and prosecuting federal and state Internet and computer-related crimes. Professor Corbett also served as an Adjunct Professor for the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law from Jan. 2001-May 2001.

Professor Corbett is the chair of the Criminal Law and Procedure Department and teaches Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, and Computer Crimes.

Bibliography

Articles

Corbett, Patrick, "Fifth Circuit Makes Sound Decision on Cell Site Location Information" JURIST- Forum (2013)

Corbett, Patrick, "The Future of the Fourth Amendment in a Digital Evidence Context: Where Would the Supreme Court Draw the Electronic Line at the International Border?" 81 MISS. L. JOURNAL 1263 (2012)

Corbett, Patrick, "Cyberharassment, Sexting and Other High-Tech Offenses Involving Michigan Residents – Are We Victims or Criminals?" 88 Univ. Detroit Mercy L. Rev. 237 (2010)

Corbett, Patrick, "Cyberbullying and Other High-Tech Crimes Involving Teens", 12 JOURNAL OF INTERNET LAW No. 5 (2008)

Patrick E. Corbett, Comments published, "Panel Discussion 1: The Decision to Prosecute," 76 MISS. L. JOURNAL 789 (2007)

Corbett, Patrick E., "Prosecuting the Internet Fraud Case Without Going Broke," 76 MISS. L. JOURNAL 841 (2007)

Corbett, Patrick, "Anatomy of a Computer Crime: Awareness of the Problem May Provide a Remedy," 7 COOLEY J. CLINICAL AND PRACTICAL LAW 1 (2004)

Corbett, Patrick, "State and Federal Criminal Cyberlaw and Legislation Survey," 18 COOLEY L. REV. 7 (2001).

Corbett, Patrick and Terrence Berg, "Attacking Unlawful Activity On the Internet: Michigan's New Arsenal to Combat Cybercrime," MICH TROOPER (March/April 2001).

Corbett, Patrick, "Michigan's Arsenal for Fighting Cybercrime: An Overview of State and Federal Law Relating to Computer Crimes," 79 MICH B J 656 (2000).

Corbett, Patrick E. et al., "Qualified Newsperson's Privilege Does Not Extend to Authors," 61 NOTRE DAME L REV 245 (1986).

Corbett, Patrick E., "The Overlooked Farm Crisis: Our Rapidly Depleting Water Supply," 61 NOTRE DAME L REV 454 (1986)

Corbett, Patrick E., "Superfund in Oregon," Earthwatch Oregon (1983).

Books and Chapters in Books

Corbett, Patrick, et. al., "CRIMINAL LAW: CASES, STATUTES, AND PROBLEMS." Wolters Kluwer (Fall 2014).

Corbett, Patrick E. "Chapter 1, Overview of the Law" in A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO E-BUSINESS LAW. Ann Arbor, MI, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (2001).

Presentations

February 24, 2014 – “Legal Aspects of Cyberbullying,” Jackson County Schools Cyberbullying Seminar, Jackson, MI

February 24, 2014 – “Fourth Amendment and Cell Site Location Information” & “Michigan’s Computer Intrusion Law,” College of Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

January 15, 2014 – “Privacy and Cell Site Information: Does the Government Need for Data Outweigh the Encroachment on Our Privacy?” Michigan HTCIA, Troy, MI

November 7, 2013 - "Cyberspace Minefields," Federal Youth Law Day, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library, Ann Arbor, MI

October 25, 2013 - "Cyberspace Minefields," Anti-Bullying Task Force, Michigan Department of Civil Rights, Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI

October 11, 2013 - "Cyberspace Minefields," Early College Alliance, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

September 18, 2013 – "The Fourth Amendment and Electronic Devices at the International Border," Michigan HTCIA, Troy, MI

September 11, 2013 – "The Fourth Amendment and Electronic Devices at the International Border," HTCIA International Conference, Las Vegas, NV

April 23, 2013 – "Cyberspace Minefields," Oakland County Bar Association, Youth Law Conference, Management Education Center, Troy, MI

March 15, 2013 – "Searches and Seizures: What Are Police Allowed to Do Under the Fourth Amendment?", GEAR Up Student Program, Lansing, MI

March 2, 2013 – "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws – Cyberbullying, Sexting & Other High Tech Crimes," CARE's 18th Annual Parenting Conference, Macomb Intermediate School District, Macomb County, MI

November 16, 2012 – "Searches and Seizures: How Limiting is the Fourth Amendment?" Chippewa Middle School, Okemos, MI

November 15, 2012 – "The Dark Side of Family Law: What Family Law Practitioners Need to Know About Cybercrimes," ICLE's 11th Annual Family Law Institute, Plymouth, MI

October 25, 2012 – "Cyberspace Minefields," Federal Youth Law Day, Ford Presidential Library, Ann Arbor, MI

October 19, 2012 – "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws – Cyberbullying, Sexting & Other High Tech Crimes," Michigan Association of Non-Public Schools Public General Conference, Grand Rapids, MI

October 12, 2012 – "Cyberspace Minefields," Early College Alliance, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

September 10, 2012 – "Cyberspace Minefields," Lenawee Christian School, Adrian, MI

August 22, 2012 – "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws – Cyberbullying, Sexting & Other High Tech Crimes," Koina Teacher Networking and Education Day, west Michigan Lutheran High School, Wyoming, MI

June 27, 2012 – "Statutory Overview – Electronic Communications Privacy Act, Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act," Visiting International Professional Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

June 20, 2012 – "The Future of the Fourth Amendment in a Digital Evidence Context: Where Would the Supreme Court Draw the Electronic Line at the International Border?" 2012 Great Lakes InfraGard Conference, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

June 19, 2012 – "Cyberspace Minefields," Southwestern Michigan College, Dowagiac, MI

May 11, 2012 – "Michigan Cybercrimes and Teens," Top of Michigan Probate Judges Association, Gaylord, MI

April 25, 2012 – Interviewed on "Use of Deadly Force by a Private Resident of Michigan, WILX-TV, Lansing, MI

April 16, 2012 – "Cyberspace Minefields," Oakland County Bar Association, Youth Law Conference, Management Education Center, Troy, MI

April 16, 2012 – Panel Participant, "Legal Professionals," Oakland County Bar Association, Youth Law Conference, Management Education Center, Troy, MI

March 21, 2012 – Panel Participant, "Social Media," Student Advisory Board, Cooley Law School, Ann Arbor, MI

March 16, 2012 – Moderator, "Cyber Safety Laws and Best Practices for Educational Leaders," Washtenaw County Cyber Citizenship Coalition, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

March 14, 2012 – "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws – Cyberbullying, Sexting & Other High Tech Crimes," Michigan Association of Non-Public Schools Public Policy Day, Okemos, MI

March 10, 2012 – Guest Speaker, Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical and Clinical Law Annual Banquet, Lansing, MI

March 8, 2012 – "Cyberbullying, Sexting and Other High Tech Crimes Involving Michigan Teens," Foster Parent Training, Lutheran Social Services of Michigan, Lansing, MI

February 28, 2012 – "Cyber Law and You," Federal Youth Law Day, Ford Presidential Library, Ann Arbor, MI

February 24, 2012 – "Introductory Overview of Issues Presented: Cyber Pornography & Obscenity Prosecutions," Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical and Clinical Law, Lansing, MI

February 1, 2012 –"A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws – Cyberbullying, Sexting & Other High Tech Crimes," Michigan State University, School of Journalism, East Lansing, MI

December 12, 2011 – "Searches and Seizures – How Limiting is the Fourth Amendment?" Friendship House, East Lansing, MI

October 21, 2011 – "Cyber Law and You," Eastern Michigan University, Early College Alliance, Ypsilanti, MI

October 18, 2011 – "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws – Cyberbullying, Sexting and Other High Tech Crimes," Constitutional Rights of Public School Students Class, Cooley Law School, Ann Arbor, MI

October 18, 2011 – "The Future of the Fourth Amendment in the Digital Evidence Context – Where Would the Supreme Court Draw the Electronic Line?" SUMIT_2011 Annual Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

September 30, 2011 – "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws – Cyberbullying, Sexting and Other High Tech Crimes," Michigan Bullying Prevention Summit, Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association, East Lansing, MI

September 21, 2011 – "The Future of the Fourth Amendment in the Digital Evidence Context – Where Would the Supreme Court Draw the Electronic Line?" Michigan High Tech Crime Investigations Association, Troy Police Department, Troy, MI

September 13, 2011 – "GPS Technology and the Fourth Amendment," 2011 Great Lakes InfraGard Fall Conference, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

September 16, 2011 – "Cyber Crimes Involving Michigan Teens," Principals Advisory Cabinet, Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, Michigan District, Concordia College, Ann Arbor, MI

June 15, 2011 – "Cyber Crimes, Security and Teens," National Association of Attorneys General/National Center for Justice and the Rule of Law, University of Mississippi Law School, Oxford, MS

April 27, 2011 – "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws – Cyberbullying & Other High Tech Crimes Involving Michigan Kids," Personal Health and Sexuality Education Advisory Board, Okemos Public Schools, Okemos, MI

April 26, 2011 – "Cyber Law and You," Stop/Think/Connect – Cyber Security in the 21st Century, Eastern Michigan University/National Cyber Security Awareness Campaign: Stop. Think. Connect (Department of Homeland Security), Ypsilanti, MI

April 20, 2011 – "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws – Cyberbullying & Other High Tech Crimes Involving Michigan Kids," Women's Resource Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

April 18, 2011 – "Cyberspace Minefields," Oakland County Bar Association, Youth Law Conference, Troy, MI

April 1, 2011 – "Cyberbullying and Other High Tech Crimes Involving Michigan Teens," Michigan Youth in Government, Lansing, MI

March 18, 2011 – "Cyberbullying and Other High Tech Crimes Involving Michigan Teens," Michigan Youth in Government, Lansing, MI

March 16, 2011 – Presentation on cyberbullying videos, Michigan Association of Non-Public Schools Public Policy Day, Okemos, MI

March 11, 2011 – "The Future of the Fourth Amendment in the Digital Evidence Context – Where Will the Supreme Court Draw the Electronic Line?" National Center for Justice & the Rule of Law, Oxford, MS

January 19, 2011 – "Cyberbullying and Other High Tech Crimes Involving Michigan Teens," Kinawa Middle School, Okemos, MI

12/2/10, "Cyberbullying and Other High Tech Crimes Involving Michigan Teens," Gaylord Public Schools, Gaylord, MI

11/22/10, "Cyberbullying and Other High Tech Crimes Involving Michigan Teens," Michigan Youth in Government, Lansing, MI

10/6/10, "Child Pornography," Washtenaw County Cyber Citizenship Coalition Kick-Off Breakfast, Ann Arbor, MI

9/17/10, "The Clash Between Individual Rights and National Security in Border Crossings," Constitution Day Panelist, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

8/17/10, "Internet Security for Your Community," Panelist, Michigan Association of Counties Summer Conference, Grand Rapids, MI

4/27/10, "Cybercrimes and Cyberbullying," Chippewa Middle School, Okemos, MI

2/28/10, "High Tech Crimes Involving Teens and Others," Sigma Kappa Sorority, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

11/19/09, "Topics in Cyber Security: A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws," Oakland University, Rochester, MI

11/10/09, "Topics in Cyber Security: A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws," Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

10/30/09, "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws - Cyber Bullying, Identity Theft, and Other High Tech Crimes," Michigan Association of Non-Public Schools Fall Conference, Detroit, MI

9/11/09, "High Tech Crimes Involving Teens," Okemos High School, Okemos, MI (9th-12th grades)

4/20/09, "Cyber Bullying and Other High Tech Crimes Involving Kids," Crawford AuSable Public Schools, Grayling, MI (middle school, high school, parents)

4/19/09, "Cyber Bullying and Other High Tech Crimes Involving Kids," Grosse Pointe Unitarian Church, Grosse Pointe, MI (3rd-8th grades)

3/31/09, "Overview of Federal Laws on Electronic Evidence Gathering in Criminal Cases," Oakland University, Rochester, MI

12/4/08, "Searches and Seizures: How Limiting is the Fourth Amendment?" Educating for Citizenship, Michigan Center for Civic Education, 24th Annual Conference, East Lansing, Michigan

11/18/08, "Topics in Cyber Security: A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws," Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan

11/18/08, "Searching and Seizing Computers - the Fourth Amendment in Cyberspace," Oakland University, Rochester, MI

11/11/08, "Topics in Cyber Security: A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws," Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

10/13/08, Panelist, "Internet Security and Privacy," Due Process Productions, Ch. 56-WTVS, Detroit, Michigan

10/9/08, "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws - Cyber Bullying, Identity Theft, and Other High Tech Crimes," Michigan Association of Non-Public Schools Fall Conference, Mackinac Island, Michigan

6/27/08, "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws - Cyber Bullying, Identity Theft, and Other High Tech Crimes," Advanced Training Associates Conference, Jackson, Michigan

5/1/08, "Cyber Bullying and Other High Tech Crimes Involving Teens," Michigan Association of Teachers of Children with Emotional Impairments Spring Conference, Boyne Mountain, Michigan

3/22/08, "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws - Cyberbullying, ID Theft, and Other High Tech Crimes," Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, Michigan

2/20/08, "Cyber Bullying and Other High Tech Crimes Involving Teens," Okemos High School, Parent-Teacher Association, Okemos, Michigan

1/16/08, "Cyber Bullying and Other High Tech Crimes Involving Kids," Resurrection Catholic School, Lansing, Michigan

12/6/07, "Searches and Seizures: How Limiting is the Fourth Amendment?" Educating for Citizenship, Michigan Center for Civic Education, 23rd Annual Conference, East Lansing, Michigan

11/8/07, "The Rules of Evidence in Domestic Relations Cases - Electronic and 'Brick & Mortar' Evidence," Michigan Judicial Institute, Family Division Referee Seminar, Domestic Relations Division, Michigan Hall of Justice, Lansing, Michigan

11/5/07, "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws - Cyberbullying, ID Theft, and Other High Tech Crimes," Hillsdale County Juvenile Drug Court - Fall 2007, Camp Michindoh, Hillsdale, Michigan

8/16/07, "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws," Michigan District Judges Association Conference, Boyne Mountain, Michigan

7/18/07, "Cyber Bullying and Other High Tech Crimes Involving Kids," Michigan Supreme Court Learning Center, Exploring Careers in the Law Conference, Lansing, Michigan

6/25/07, "Cyber Bullying and Other High Tech Crimes Involving Kids," Michigan Probate Judges Association Conference, Dearborn, Michigan

5/10/07, "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Kids," Central Elementary School, Okemos, Michigan (5th grade classes)

4/27/07, "Overview of Federal Laws on Electronic Evidence Gathering in Criminal Cases," Michigan Library Association Spring Workshop, Intellectual Freedom Committee, Lansing, Michigan

4/24/07, "How to Prosecute the Internet Fraud Case Without Going Broke," Basic Cybercrimes Training, National Association of Attorneys General in conjunction with the National Center for Justice and the Rule of Law, University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi

4/19/07, "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Teens," St. Thomas Aquinas School, East Lansing, Michigan (5th-8th grade)

4/19/07, "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Teens," St. Thomas Aquinas School, East Lansing, Michigan (parents)

3/15/07, "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Teens," St. Stephen's Catholic School, Saginaw, Michigan (5th-8th grade)

3/1/07, Panelist, Diversity in Law School, American Bar Association-Law Student Division, Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan

1/10/07, "Searches and Seizures - How Limiting is the Fourth Amendment?" Lansing Eastern High School, Lansing, MI

12/13/06, "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Teens," Haslett High School, Haslett, MI

11/29/06, "Searches and Seizures - How Limiting is the Fourth Amendment?" American Bar Association, Law Student Division - Cooley Law School, at Lansing Sexton High School, Lansing, MI

11/1206, "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Teens," Student Leadership Services Conference, Bellaire, MI

11/8/06, "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Teens," Michigan High Tech Crimes Investigation Association, Ann Arbor, MI

10/19/06, "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Teens," Michigan Association of Non-Public Schools Conference, Grand Rapids, MI

10/12/06, "Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act," Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI

10/5/06, "State Cybercrime Laws," Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI

9/28/06, "Various Federal Laws on Electronic Evidence Gathering," Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI

9/21/06, "Searching and Seizing Computers - the Fourth Amendment in Cyberspace," Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI

9/19/06, "Identity Theft," Michigan Trial Lawyers Association's People's Law School 2006, Lansing, MI

9/15/06, "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws," Michigan Judicial Conference, State Bar of Michigan Annual Meeting, Ypsilanti, MI

9/6/06, "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Teens," Okemos High School (9th-12th grade), Okemos, MI

4/27/06, "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Teens," Spiritus Sanctus Academy (5th-8th grade), Plymouth, MI

4/25/06, "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Teens," Spiritus Sanctus Academy (parents), Ann Arbor, MI

4/25/06, "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Teens," Spiritus Sanctus Academy (5th-8th grade), Ann Arbor, MI

4/5/06, "How to Prosecute the Internet Fraud Case Without Going Broke," Prosecutorial Responses to Internet Victimization Conference, National Association of Attorneys General in conjunction with the National Center for Justice and the Rule of Law, University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, MS

4/5/06, Panelist, "The Decision to Prosecute," Prosecutorial Responses to Internet Victimization Conference, National Association of Attorneys General in conjunction with the National Center for Justice and the Rule of Law, University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, MS

3/13/06 , "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Teens," Oakland County Bar Association, Youth Law Conference, Troy, MI

3/7/06, "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Children," Lansing Catholic High School (parents), Lansing, MI

2/15/06 , "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Children," Father Gabriel Richard High School (parents), Ann Arbor, MI

1/13/06 - "A Review of Michigan Cyber Crime Laws," Wayne County Prosecutor's Office, Detroit, MI

1/10/06, "Cyber Bullying and Other Computer Crimes Involving Children," St. Francis of Assisi School, Ann Arbor, MI

11/10/05 - "Searching and Seizing Computers: The Fourth Amendment in Cyberspace," "The USA Patriot Act: Revised Electronic Gathering Techniques," "State Cyber Crime Laws," and "The Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act," School of Computer Forensics, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

10/27/05 - "Searching and Seizing Computers: The Fourth Amendment in Cyberspace," North Carolina District Attorneys Association, Greensboro, NC

8/25/05 - "Legal Issues in Response to Electronic Crime," Center for Regional and National Security, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

8/17/05 - "Cyberstalking: Do the Michigan Laws Provide Any Help?" Prosecuting Attorney's Association of Michigan, Regional Stalking Conference, Midland, MI

7/27/05 - "Computer Crimes Involving Children - The Law," Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan, Victim Rights Unit, All About "Kidz" Conference, Midland, MI

7/13/05 - "Cyberstalking: Do the Michigan Laws Provide Any Help?" Prosecuting Attorney"s Association of Michigan, Regional Stalking Conference, Grand Rapids, MI

6/22/05 - "Cyberstalking: Do the Michigan Laws Provide Any Help?" Prosecuting Attorney"s Association of Michigan, Regional Stalking Conference, Livonia, MI

6/1/05 - "State Cyber Crime Laws: 'Old Laws' and New Laws," University of Michigan Security Roundtable, Ann Arbor, MI

6/1/05 - "The USA Patriot Act: Revised Electronic Evidence Gathering Techniques" and "The Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act," Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI

5/25/05 - "Cyberstalking: Do the Michigan Laws Provide Any Help?" Prosecuting Attorney"s Association of Michigan, Regional Stalking Conference, Gaylord, MI

5/18/05 - "State Cyber Crime Laws: ‘Old Laws" and New Laws," Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI

5/11/05 - "Searching and Seizing Computers - the Fourth Amendment in Cyberspace," Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI

4/18/05 - "Cyberlaw: Life on the Wild, Wild Web," Oakland County Bar Association's Youth Law Conference, Troy, MI

4/12/05 - "Searches and Seizures - How Limiting is the Fourth Amendment?", Holt High School - United States Government class, Holt, MI

3/9/05 - "State Cyber Crime Violations: 'Old Laws' and New Laws," Michigan Chapter of the High Tech Crime Investigations Association, Walsh College, Novi, MI

2/16/05 - "The Good, Bad and the Ugly of the World Wide Web - A Call to Action," National Association of Attorneys General Advanced Training on Search and Seizure of Computers and Obtaining Electronic Evidence, National Center for Justice and the Rule of Law, University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, MS

11/17/04 – "Searching and Seizing Computers," "The USA Patriot Act: Revised Electronic Gathering Techniques," "State Cyber Crime Laws," and "Federal Computer Crime," School of Computer Forensic Investigation, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

10/25/04 – "Identity Theft," Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Cooley Law School Chapter, Lansing, MI

7/22/04 - "Identity Theft," Ogemaw County Prosecutor's Office, West Branch, MI, and Rose City, MI

6/25/04 - "State Cyber Crime Laws," United States Secret Service, Michigan Electronic Crimes Task Force & Infragard Training Day, Detroit, MI

5/27/04 - "Identity Theft," Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan, Prosecutor Staff Development Conference, Frankenmuth, MI

5/5-6/04 - "State Computer Crime Laws," Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan, Victim Rights Unit, Variety Store Training, Thompsonville, MI

3/31/04 - "State Cyber Crime Laws," Information Systems Forensics Association, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI

2/27/04 - "State of Computer Crime in Michigan," Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Cooley Law School Chapter, Lansing, MI

11/12/03 – "Searching and Seizing Computers," "The USA Patriot Act: Revised Electronic Gathering Techniques," "State Cyber Crime Laws," and "Federal Computer Crime," School of Computer Forensic Investigation, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

10/17/03 – "Internet Safety and Our Kids," Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Clinical and Practical Law forum entitled "Protecting Our Children in Cyberspace," Lansing, MI

9/30/03 - "State Cyber Crime Laws," Digital Security Conference, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI

9/18/03 - "Michigan Computer Crime Laws, Oakland County Bar Association, State of the Law Day, Pontiac, MI

9/16/03 - Guest Lecturer, University of Detroit Mercy Law School, Computer Crimes Seminar, Detroit, MI

6/16/03 - "Searching and Seizing Computers - The Fourth Amendment in Cyberspace" and "State Computer Crime Laws," State of Michigan, Information Technology Department, Lansing, MI

5/23/03 - "Safety on the Internet," Central Elementary School, Okemos, MI

3/21/03 - Organized "Anatomy of a Computer Crime Case" Conference, Forensic Science Institute of Thomas M. Cooley Law School in conjunction with the Michigan Chapter of the High Tech Crime Investigations Association, Lansing, MI

10/8/02 - Instructed on Search and Seizure of Computers, Obtaining Electronic Evidence in a Criminal Investigation, and Federal and State Laws on Computer Crime, School of Computer Forensic Investigation, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

10/7/02 - Speaker, Presentation and Dedication of the Portrait of the Honorable Horace W. Gilmore, United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, Detroit, MI

9/26/02 - "So You Want to Prosecute? What You Need to Do as a Student to Make Your Dream a Reality," Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI

4/4/02 - "The USA PATRIOT Act: Revised Electronic Evidence Gathering Authorities," Michigan Government Documents Roundtable, Lansing, MI

12/13/01 - "How to Respond to an Extortionate Information Systems Threat: Practical Business Advice, Best Practice," Michigan FBI InfraGard Chapter, Livonia, MI

11/13-14/01 - "Computer Crimes: Advanced Investigative Techniques," Prosecution Attorneys Coordinating Council, Michigan Attorney General's High Tech Crime Unit & Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI

10/26/01 - "Catholic Reflections on Crime and Criminal Justice," Ninth Annual Conference, Society of Catholic Social Scientists, Ave Maria Law School, Ann Arbor, MI

6/21/01 - "Identity Theft," Michigan Poverty Law Program, Consumer Law Task Force, State Bar of Michigan, Lansing, MI

6/8/01 - "Legal Considerations Regarding Search and Seizure," National White Collar Crime Center, Basic Data Recovery and Analysis, Marion, IN

6/6/01 - "The State of Computer Crime in Michigan," 2001 Merit Network Annual Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI

6/4/01 - "Internet Crimes Against Children," Trombly School Multi-Age Classroom, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

5/7/01 - "Internet Crime," Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, Fraud Issues Conference, Livonia, MI

5/3/01 - "Cyberspace Crimes: An Introduction to the World Wide Web and a Review of Federal and State Laws Relating to Computer Crimes," Michigan Judicial Institute, Magistrate Specialty Seminar, Traverse City, MI

4/26/01 - "Cybercrime: Are You and Your Company Ready to Handle It?" Alticor Corporation, Grand Rapids, MI

4/25/01 - "Setting Up a High Tech Crime Unit," National Association of Attorneys General, Second Annual Internet Law Institute, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

4/9/01 - "Cybercrime," Macomb County Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Mt. Clemens, MI

3/30/01 - "Legal Considerations Regarding Search and Seizure," National White Collar Crime Center, Basic Data Recovery and Analysis, Ypsilanti, MI

3/23/01 - "Computer and Internet Crimes," Washtenaw County Bar Association, Criminal Law Seminar, Ann Arbor, MI

3/1/01 - "Internet Safety and Security," Ottawa Area Intermediate School District, Technology Expo 2001, Holland, MI

1/25-26/01 - "Legal Issues in Cybercrime," Eastern Michigan University Cybercrime School, Livonia, MI

12/12/00 - "Introduction to Computer Crimes," Michigan State Police, Basic Detective School, Lansing, MI

11/30-12/1/00 - "Computer Crimes: Advanced Investigative Techniques," Prosecution Attorneys Coordinating Council, Lansing, MI

10/27/00 "Cyberlaw in the 21st Century," Cooley Law Review Symposium, Lansing, MI

10/18/00 Appellate Specialists Seminar, Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council, Bay Harbor, MI

10/13/00 Management Information Systems Association 2000 Fall Conference, Higgins Lake, MI

10/5/00 Michigan Judiciary Annual Conference, Traverse City, MI

9/28/00 Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, Livonia, MI

9/7/00 Southeast Michigan Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Southfield, MI

7/27/00 Michigan High Technology Crime Investigations Association Conference, Grand Rapids, MI

7/19/00 Child Abuse Training Services, Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council, Lansing, MI

6/7/00 Michigan Judicial Institute, 2000 Regional Judicial Seminar, Lansing, MI

5/17-19/00 "From Betting to Bidis: A Workshop on State Regulations and e-Commerce," National Association of Attorneys General, Ann Arbor, MI

4/27/00 Michigan Judicial Institute, 2000 Regional Judicial Seminar, Traverse City, MI

4/12/00 Michigan Information Technology Summit 200, Dearborn, MI

4/5/00 Senior Executives Law Enforcement Training, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

3/2/00 Southeast Michigan Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Southfield, MI

2/28/00 Introduction to Computer Crimes, Eastern Michigan University, Detroit, MI

2/15/00 Michigan Judicial Institute, 2000 Regional Judicial Seminar, Grand Rapids, MI

12/3/99 Forensic Sciences Computer Crimes Regional Training, Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council, Detroit, MI

12/1/99 Forensic Sciences Computer Crimes Regional Training, Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council, Lansing, MI

11/29/99 Forensic Sciences Computer Crimes Regional Training, Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council, Detroit, MI

10/29/99 Michigan Asset Forfeiture Association Regional Conference, Gaylord, MI

10/10/99 Michigan Sheriff's Association Annual Conference, Mt. Pleasant, MI

10/4/99 Forensic Sciences Computer Crimes Regional Training, Prosecuting Attorneys. Kalamazoo, MI

8/26/99 Computer Crimes Training, U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI

8/25/99 Computer Crimes Training, U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Michigan, Lansing, MI

8/24/99 Computer Crimes Training, U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Michigan, Grand Rapids, MI

7/30/99 Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan Conference, Mackinac Island, MI

6/24/99 Merit Network Inc."s Computer Training Security Workshop, Mt. Pleasant, MI

5/19/99 Michigan High Technology Crime Investigations Association Conference, Ypsilanti, MI

5/13/99 Computer Crimes Training, U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Michigan, Traverse City, MI

5/12/99 Computer Crimes Training, U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Michigan, Mackinac City, MI

5/11/99 Computer Crimes Training, U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Michigan, Marquette, MI

 

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Experience: Former Federal Prosecutor, Former Deputy Chief of High Tech Crime Unit at the Michigan Attorney Generals Office

Specialties: Criminal Law and Procedure

Courses: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Computer Crimes


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