Joe Mornin

Former Legal Intern
Academic Background:

J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (2015); B.A., English, Reed College (2010)

Work Experience:

Research Associate, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University; Fellow, Harvard Library Innovation Lab; Legal Intern, Center for Democracy & Technology; Fellow, Public.Resource.Org; Research Assistant, Profs. Lawrence Lessig, Paul Schwartz, Jennifer Urban, and Howard Rheingold; Online Director, Rootstrikers

Legal Interests:

Software patents; privacy and security; surveillance and the Fourth Amendment; digital copyright; legal information

Bio/Other Interests:

I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, but my family now lives in a small town in New Zealand. I love exploring the beautiful Bay by foot, bike, and boat. I've been writing code since the dial-up days. Many of my projects are on GitHub at I also enjoy photography, reading, and brewing beer.

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