Jacob Zweig

Former Legal Intern
Academic Background:

J.D., in progress at Univeristy of California, Hastings College of the Law (expected 2013); B.A., Music, University of California, Berkeley (1999)

Work Experience:

Legal Intern: American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada; Judicial Extern: Chambers of Hon. Jeffrey S. White, U.S. District Court, N.D. California; Legal Assistant: Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP (Tampa, FL) and Girard & Equitz, LLP (San Francisco, CA)

Legal Interests:

Copyright, Privacy, and First and Fourth Amendment Issues

Bio/Other Interests:

I grew up in Palo Alto, CA and have mostly lived in the San Francisco Bay Area ever since. After college, I spent several years composing and performing electronic music before deciding to attend law school. I still enjoy writing music and playing classical guitar. In 2013, I will begin a clerkship with Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Stay in Touch

NSA Spying

EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

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The final TPP text is still secret, but based on what we know so far it's a terrible deal for digital rights: https://eff.org/r.tu4p

Oct 8 @ 6:00pm

Great news! Gov. Brown has signed SB 741—a great first step towards limiting the use & acquisition of IMSI catchers in California.

Oct 8 @ 3:52pm

BREAKING: Victory! @JerryBrownGov signs CalECPA, guaranteeing warrant protection for digital records in California https://eff.org/r.3npn

Oct 8 @ 2:53pm
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