Law student wins national essay contest
Mat Johnson (MPA./JD’09) is the 2008-09 winner of a new essay contest established by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) of Canada. Mr. Johnson’s paper, entitled Protecting Privacy in Public: The Need for Public Surveillance Regulation in Canada, was written under the supervision of Law professor Art Cockfield.
Mr. Johnson receives $2,500 for his winning essay and is eligible to receive an additional $2,500 in research funds from the OPC to develop his essay into an article for scholarly publication.
For full details, please see the press release at www.priv.gc.ca/media/nr-c/2009/nr-c_090601_e.cfm.