Orin S. Kerr

Orin S. Kerr

Title: Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor of Law

Telephone: 202.994.4775
Email: okerr@law.gwu.edu

BSE, Princeton University; MS, Stanford University; JD, Harvard University

Specialties/Areas of Expertise:
Computer crime; cyberlaw; wiretapping; electronic evidence; privacy; internet law; Fourth Amendment; the Supreme Court; Patriot Act


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Brief Bio:

  • former law clerk for Judge Leonard I. Garth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • served for three years as a trial attorney in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the Criminal Division at the U.S. Department of Justice
  • developed special expertise in computer search and seizure and electronic privacy law at the U.S. Department of Justice
  • served as a special assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in mechanical engineering
  • author of Searching and Seizing Computers and Obtaining Electronic Evidence in Criminal Investigations (Department of Justice)