Joan Fullam Irick Privacy Project

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Privacy Project V was published in the July 2017 and October 2017 Defense Counsel Journal issues. Articles are available below.

Phase V Topics

Privacy Project IV is available in its entirety here. (published 2011)

Phase IV Topics
  • Social Media Surveillance
  • Warrantless Searches Using GPS Surveillance
  • Sealing your Settlement Agreement from the Public Eye
  • New Developments in PRC Privacy Laws
  • Privacy in the Face of New Forms of Electronic Communication
  • Biometrics and Privacy in Iraq
  • Signing Your Privacy Away?
  • Launching Australia's Privacy Law into the 21st Century
  • Voyeurism in the Computer Age
  • The Privacy Implications of Arizona's Immigration Law
  • Privacy and the MMSEA
  • Privacy Breach Notification under Canadian Privacy Law
  • Caution: What You Post Can Hurt You!
  • Massachusetts Strengthens Protection Requirements for Consumer Information
  • Confidentiality Concerns Surrounding Outsourcing
  • The Judgment of Google
  • How Companies Should Navigate Foreign Privacy Laws
  • Revisiting the Apex Doctrine

Privacy Project III is available in its entirety here. (published 2007)

Phase III Topics

  • The Cycle of America’s Privacy Intrusion: The USA Patriot Act Continues a Historical Trend
  • The Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege: Preserving Privacy in an Age of Transparency
  • Caveat Employer
  • Employer Surveillance of Employee Computer Use
  • Privacy of Workplace Drug Testing Procedures and Results
  • Privacy, the New Black?
  • Spilling Your Beans: An Analysis of States’ Notice of Breach Laws and Recent Court Rulings
  • Police Confidential: Access to Law Enforcement Files in New York Federal Court Actions
  • What is a "Related" Medical Condition?: Pitting the Privacy Interest in Medical Treatment Against the Right to Discover Relevant Evidence
  • Privacy in the Executive Suite: The Apex Doctrine
  • Discovery of the Insurer’s Claims File: Exploring the Limits of Plaintiff ’s Fishing License
  • Confidential Settlements: Issues for Consideration

Privacy Project II
 is available in its entirety here. (published 2004)

Phase II Topics

  • The USA PATRIOT Act: Security and Privacy
  • Consumer Privacy and Preemption
  • Constitution, Crime and Clergy
  • Discovery in Abuse Claims
  • Parent-Child Communication Privilege
  • Deliberative Process Privilege
  • Self Critical Analysis Privilege in Medical Care
  • European Data Protection
  • Managing Privacy Risks in Your Business
  • Confidential Settlement Agreements
  • Expanding Tort Liability for Information Providers
  • Romantic Relationships at Work

Privacy Project I
is available in its entirety here. (published 2003)

Phase I Topics

  • Defending Protective Orders
  • Privacy and the Human Genome Project
  • Privilege for Internal E-mails
  • Analyzing Self-Critical Analyses
  • Protecting Against Cybersmear
  • Monitoring the Electronic Workplace
  • Romantic Relationships at Work
  • Privacy for the Judicial Perspective
  • Personal Data Protection in the U.K.
  • Personal Data Protection in Australia
  • The HIPPA Privacy Rule