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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Public Policy experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Public Policy landscape.


Expert Witness #248881

This expert is a globally recognized authority on technology issues pertaining to intellectual property in the digital age. This expert has contributed to standards initiatives related to content identification, metadata, and rights. This expert has served as an expert witness in litigations related to copyright, digital content and security technologies, in federal court and before the Copyright Royalty Board and the PTO. This expert has testified before and advised public policy entities on digital copyright and technology issues on three continents. This expert is author of a book on DRM, and several whitepapers, book chapters and journal articles on technologies related to digital media and copyright.

This expert has been an invited speaker at many conferences, including the World Economic Forum; National Association of Broadcasters annual conference; Congressional Internet Caucus State of the Net conference; the ACM Computers, Freedom, and Privacy conference; International Copyright Technology Conference, Digital Book World, Progress and Freedom Foundation Summit; and Globes Business Conference. This expert has been quoted in publications worldwide and has appeared on news outlets.

This expert was Chief Technology Officer of a knowledge destination web site for lifelong learners backed by scholarly institutions. This expert defined the content and e-commerce technology architecture and built its technology infrastructure. As Director of Publishing Systems at a publishing company, this expert implemented content management systems for many of the company's newspaper, book, and professional information publishing businesses, and performed technical due diligence on acquisition candidate companies. This expert's career in digital media began at a bond rating agency, where this expert developed a pre-web-era architecture for electronic publishing of credit reports. This expert holds a B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and an M.S. in Computer Science.


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Expert Witness #249621

This expert is a Professor at a prestigious University. This expert's primary area of expertise is transportation and public policy, with a particular focus on transportation and infrastructure finance. This expert's recent research investigates transportation finance and the role of public private partnerships. This expert's book examines policies to improve the flexibility of urban transportation systems. This expert has also studied the role of standards in the development and adoption of technology, particularly technological cooperation across jurisdictional boundaries through coalitions and consortia. A case in point is the E-ZPass highway toll tag, now adopted by millions of households in the U.S. Mandatory standards setting processes, which are more common in Europe and Asia, have met with less successful adoption and serious implementation problems. This expert has twice chaired committees of the National Academy of Sciences that reviewed the U.S. Department of Transportation standards program for intelligent transportation systems.

This professor teaches a Master's in Transportation Policy, Operations and Logistics program. This unique program provides students with a solid knowledge of the theory, policy, law, research and practices required for effectively and efficiently supplying and managing modern transportation facilities and services. This expert has also taught a course on the Interstate highway system as a socio-technical system as part of the university's Honors in General Education, which examines the history and development of the Interstate highway system, and the role it has played in the development of modern America.

This expert received a B.S. in Civil Engineering, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Transportation), with doctoral minors in economics, and urban and regional planning. This expert's dissertation examined the history and development of the Interstate highway system from its origins through its design and deployment and beyond.


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Expert Witness #249761

This expert is the Centennial Professor of Political Science and Professor of Sociology at a private research University and serves as a member of the General Assembly of the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights. This expert is the founder and Senior Advisor of a Latin American project, which conducts surveys that currently cover 28 countries in the Americas. This project is the premier academic institution carrying out surveys of public opinion in the Americas. As a center for excellence in survey research, this project uses "gold standard" approaches and innovative methods to carry out targeted national surveys; conduct impact evaluation studies; and produce reports on individual attitudes, evaluations, and experiences. The survey is the only scientifically rigorous comparative survey that covers 28 nations including all of North, Central, and South America, as well as a significant number of countries in the Caribbean. Each year it publishes dozens of high-quality academic studies and policy-relevant papers. The project has conducted over 100 surveys of public opinion, mainly focused on democracy. This expert has been a Fulbright Fellow and has received grants and fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the National Science Foundation, The Mellon Foundation, The Howard Heinz Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, USAID and others, and has published over 140 articles, 14 books and more than a 35 monographs and occasional papers.


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Expert Witness #249827

This expert is an Associate Professor of Political Science at a State University. This expert's studies and interests include American politics, with particular emphases on political parties, political behavior, public opinion, elections, public policy, and research methodology. This expert's research can be found in some of the field's best peer-reviewed journals including the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, Political Research Quarterly and Comparative Political Studies, as well as in many other outlets. This expert specializes in American politics, elections, political parties, public opinion, political behavior, survey design, political methodology/research design, and public policy. This expert has consulted in areas such as research design and execution, quantitative analysis, qualitative analysis, jury pool selection, focus groups; statistical modeling and analysis, report writing, and research evaluation. Further, this expert occasionally takes on expert witness projects. Past projects have included expert testimony, market and campaign research, survey development, and data analysis.


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Expert Witness #260548

This expert holds a Masters degree in Economics and brings to the table many years of experience specializing in tax issues and public policy. This expert serves as Chief Economist for a highly respected economics consultancy that focuses on the impact of fiscal policy on economic performance; shortcomings of existing tax systems and proposals for reform; and the long-run effects of growing fiscal imbalances.

This expert's work has often played a pivotal role in the policy making process. This expert's work on the adverse effects of high estate taxes on entrepreneurship, for example, is frequently cited by proponents of transfer tax reform. Similarly, this expert's work on the role that excessive excise taxes have played in encouraging tax evasion and related crime has made this expert a frequent witness when states and localities are considering additional tax hikes.

This expert worked as an economist where this expert started as a temporary employee fresh out of graduate school, and left as its chief economist. This expert become a senior economist specializing in tax issues. This expert has also worked as an economist and budget analyst for the federal government. This expert has worked on a wide variety of tax issues including the effects of tax credits. This expert served as an expert witness. In this case the governments alleged that they lost hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenue because of illegal cigarette shipments into the city.

This expert's work has been cited in many influential publications. This expert has also published opinion pieces in newspapers across the country. In addition, this expert has appeared on numerous broadcast and cable news programs and given hundreds of interviews on radio stations nationwide.


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