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Espionage Act, Patriot Act And The Age Of Cyber Surveillance

This week, former General David Petraeus comes to Charlotte to be sentenced for his role in making classified information available to his biographer. His case has sparked debate about how we prosecute government officials, journalists and others under laws like the Espionage Act and the Patriot Act. We take a look at these laws, why they were created, how they are used and whether or not they’re working.

Guests
Theodore Claypoole—author of Privacy in the Age of Big Data and head of the Privacy and Data Management Team at Womble Carlyle

Stephen I.Vladik-- Stephen Vladeck, Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law and co-editor-in-chief of the Just Security blog