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AIVIA: A STEP TOWARDS PROTECTING DATA PRIVACY OR A CONTINUATION OF THE PUSH FOR INDIVIDUALS TO TRADE THEIR PRIVACY RIGHTS FOR EMPLOYMENT?

By Gabrielle Neace on Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Would you like your most cringe-worthy moment recorded and stored indefinitely? Under new Illinois law, if your interview is reviewed by Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) and you do not request the video to be deleted, a company can keep it forever. In a seemingly ground-breaking data privacy measure, Illinois became the first state to enact a…

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Banning Facial Recognition in Chicago: A Moral and Legal Necessity

By Michael Drake on Thursday, October 17th, 2019

The right to privacy has been enshrined in human rights instruments since the Universal Declaration on Human Rights.[1] As technology advances, our society has to weigh the costs of reducing privacy against possible benefits such as societal safety, innovation, and economic growth.[2] Among the most controversial new technologies is facial recognition software. While there are…

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“Modern Family” Star’s “Modern” Battle in Family Court

By Madison Hynes on Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Colombian native, Sofia Vergara, perhaps most famously known for her role in the hit television series, Modern Family, has involuntarily attracted media attention surrounding a legal dispute with her ex-partner, Nick Loeb.[1] The ongoing dispute involves a child custody battle, but not the type of custody battle that you are probably thinking of.[2] This custody…

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Is It Ethical for Attorneys to Record Telephone Conversations?

By Alberto Bernabe on Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Last year, it was widely reported that Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, recorded telephone conversations with some of his clients without their knowledge. In response to the news that he was among those clients, Trump tweeted, among other things, “…inconceivable that a lawyer would tape a client – totally unheard of &…

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