Alan Butler

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Alan Butler (@AlanInDC) is the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) Appellate Advocacy Counsel. He manages the Appellate Docket at EPIC, including the Amicus Program, and authors briefs in significant privacy, civil liberties, and national security law cases. Recent cases include In re EPICUnited States v. JonesClapper v. Amnesty International USA, and Maryland v. King. Mr. Butler focuses on a range of privacy law subjects including the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), location privacy, and other digital Fourth Amendment issues. His recent article, When Cyberweapons End Up on Private Networks: Third Amendment Implications for Cybersecurity Policy, was published in the American University Law Review. He is a graduate of UCLA School of Law and Washington University in St. Louis, where he earned a B.A. in Economics. While studying at UCLA School of Law, Mr. Butler was the Chief Technology Editor of both the UCLA Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT) and the Entertainment Law Review (ELR).

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