Director of Samuelson Law Technology and Public Policy Clinic at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Con to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
"Electronic voting machines, especially the increasingly popular paperless Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) voting machines, had received much scrutiny and it had become clear that DREs had numerous failings including a lack of end-to-end auditability and security and privacy vulnerabilities."
"Preliminary Analysis of e-Voting Problems Highlights Need for Heightened Standards and Testing," paper submitted to National Research Council Committee on Electronic Voting, 2004
Experts Election officials, people with post-graduate degrees in a computer or political science, JD's, Members of Congress, or elected officials with significant involvement in, or related to, electronic voting machine issues. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Director - Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy Clinic and Clinical Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Principal Investigator - National Science Foundation's A Center for Correct, Usable, Reliable, Auditable, and Transparent Elections (ACCURATE)
Board Member - Electronic Frontier Foundation and California Voter Foundation
Chairperson - Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Academic Advisory Board; California Bipartisan Commission on Internet Political Practices (Vice Chair); Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Conference 2004
Testified before the California State Senate Committee on Elections, Reapportionment, and the Constitution on open source software in electronic voting systems
Former Member - National Academy of Science's Committee on Authentication Technology and Its Privacy Implications; Federal Trade Commission's Federal Advisory Committee on Online Access and Security; and National Task Force of Privacy, Technology, and Criminal Justice Information
Top 20 Lawyers Under 40, Daily Journal Extra, 2003
Top 10 Digital Policy Thinkers, Washington Post, 2002
Cowritten with J.L. Hall, "Preliminary Analysis of e-Voting Problems Highlights Need for Heightened Standards and Testing," paper submitted to National Research Council Committee on Electronic Voting, 2004
"Public Comment on the 2005 Voluntary Voting System Guidelines," ACCURATE, 2005