2016 Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

2016 Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

2016 Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

May 12, 2021

The 2016 Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize has been awarded to Laura K. Donohue for her book The Future of Foreign Intelligence: Privacy and Surveillance in the Digital Age (Oxford University Press 2016) and to Jennifer Stisa Granick for her book American Spies: Modern Surveillance, Why You Should Care, and What to Do About It (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2017).

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Jennifer Granick’s TED talk on activism and spying in the U.S.

Jennifer Granick’s TED talk on activism and spying in the U.S.

Jennifer Granick’s TED talk on activism and spying in the U.S.

August 31, 2017
How the US government spies on people who protest — including you” is the title of Jennifer Granick’s TED Talk featuring the research and ideas in American Spies.

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American Spies “best single book” for understanding U.S. surveillance

Christopher J. Coyne, Professor of Economics at George Mason University has reviewed American Spies and says “To date, it is the best single book I have read for understanding the breadth of the U.S. government’s surveillance operations.” Read more of the review in his recent essay “A Review Essay of American Spies: Modern Surveillance, Why You Should Care, and What to Do About It by Jennifer Stisa Granick (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017) & Unwarranted: Policing Without Permission by Barry Friedman (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017)”