A Panel Discussion on Overcriminalization

On Thursday September 6th at 12:15, I will be participating in a panel at Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.  The panel is entitled “Overcriminalization” and will feature:

  • Professor Greg McNeal from Pepperdine University
  • Professor Sarah Buel from ASU
  • Professor Carrie Sperling from ASU
  • John Todd from the Arizona Attorney General’s Office


Lock-up the semester with FedSocs Over-Criminalization event

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Lock-up the semester with FedSoc’s Over-Criminalization event featuring Radley Balko and Prof. McNeal

The event will address the large influx of federal laws and what it means for American citizens. Lunch will be served in the Appellate Court room @12:30pm on Monday, November 14th.


Radley Balko is currently a senior writer for Huffington Post, where he focuses on civil liberties and the criminal justice system. His prior experience includes senior editor at Reason magazine, policy analyst for the Cato Institute covering civil liberties and the drug war, and biweekly columnist with FoxNews.com. On a personal side, Balko identifies himself as “a music buff, an amateur photographer, and an admitted ‘dog person.'” Read more about Radley Balko on his website.

Pepperdine’s Prof. McNeal is a national security specialist with expertise in national security law and policy, transnational crime, global policy studies, and international law. He previously served as Assistant Director of the Institute for Global Security, co-directed a transnational counterterrorism program for the U.S. Department of Justice, and served as an advisor to the Chief Prosecutor of the Department of Defense Office of Military Commissions on matters related to the prosecution of suspected terrorists held in the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.