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Professor Michael Levy on Van Buren vs. United States and what it means for you

November 03, 2020

Professor Michael Levy discusses the upcoming Supreme Court Case, Van Buren vs. United States. This is the first time that Court is reviewing the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, which will determine whether the law extends beyond hackers and unauthorized users of electronics systems to authorized users who access computer information for unauthorized activities.

Post date: November 3, 2020

Professor Michael Levy joins Case in Point to discuss the implications of the upcoming Supreme Court case, Van Buren vs. United States. The case reviews whether improper use of authorized electronics system could be considered the same as hacking or unauthorized use of company networks.


Michael Levy L’69

Adjunct Professor of Law


Matthew Merin

Multimedia Coordinator, University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Communications Department