Presentation at Body-Worn Cameras CLE

Open records_logo stackedOn Friday, I took part in Forensic Friday, a regular program organized by Duquesne University’s Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law.

The topic was Balancing Safety, Justice and Privacy: Body-Worn Cameras, Forensic Evidence & the Right to Know.

Also taking part in the program were State Senator Randy Vulakovich; State Representative Dom Costa; former State Representative David Mayernik; Commander Clarence Trapp, head of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police’s Special Deployment Division; and Duquesne University School of Law Professor John Rago.

It was a great event and a great discussion, and I very much appreciate the invitation to participate.

Here’s the presentation I used:

Body-Worn Cameras CLE – Jan. 27, 2017 – PDF
Body-Worn Cameras CLE – Jan. 27, 2017 – PPTX

Body-Worn Cameras, Forensic Evidence & the Right to Know

Forensic Fridays LogoOn Friday, January 27, I’ll be taking part in Forensic Friday, a regular program organized by Duquesne University’s Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law.

The topic is Balancing Safety, Justice and Privacy: Body-Worn Cameras, Forensic Evidence & the Right to Know.

Also part of the program are State Senator Randy Vulakovich; State Representative Dom Costa; former State Representative David Mayernik; Commander Clarence Trapp, head of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police’s Special Deployment Division; and Duquesne University School of Law Professor John Rago, who has been working closely with state legislators to develop legislation governing the use of body-worn cameras.

The program is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is approved by the Pennsylvania CLE Board for 3 hours of substantive CLE credit, by the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work for 3 hours of Social Work credit, and by the Pennsylvania Coroners Education Board for 1 hour of Coroners Education credit.

Here’s a fuller description from the University:

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Presentation to PA Economic Development Institute

Open records_logo stackedOn Tuesday, I had the opportunity to discuss the Right-to-Know Law and the Office of Open Records with the Pennsylvania Economic Development Institute at a conference in Monroe County. I very much appreciate the invitation.

Here’s the presentation I used:

Pennsylvania Economic Development Institute – Nov. 1, 2016 – PPTX
Pennsylvania Economic Development Institute – Nov. 1, 2016 – PDF

Presentations from OOR’s 2016 Annual Training

Open records_logo stackedLast week, the Office of Open Records hosted our annual training session about the Right-to-Know Law and the Sunshine Act at the State Museum in Harrisburg.

I made a presentation, as did George Spiess, Chief of Training and Outreach, and Charles Brown, Chief Counsel.

Here are the presentations used at the 2016 Annual Training:

OOR 2016 Annual Training – Erik Arneson – PPTX
OOR 2016 Annual Training – Erik Arneson – PDF

OOR 2016 Annual Training – George Spiess – PPTX
OOR 2016 Annual Training – George Spiess – PDF

OOR 2016 Annual Training – Charles Brown – PPTX
OOR 2016 Annual Training – Charles Brown – PDF

If you’d like to watch the entire event, PCN has made video of the entire two-hour event available for free on its website.

Presentation to Union County Assoc. of Twp. Officials

Open records_logo stackedYesterday evening, I had the opportunity to discuss the Right-to-Know Law and the Office of Open Records with the Union County Association of Township Officials in Mifflinburg. I very much appreciate the invitation.

Here’s the presentation I used:

Union County Assoc. of Twp. Officials Presentation – Oct. 20, 2016 – PPTX
Union County Assoc. of Twp. Officials Presentation – Oct. 20, 2016 – PDF

Presentation at Duquesne Law School

Open records_logo stackedYesterday, I had the pleasure of discussing the Right-to-Know Law and the Office of Open Records with a class at Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh.

I was particularly honored that former Governor Tom Corbett, who appointed me to serve as Executive Director of the OOR, introduced me to the class. My thanks to Governor Corbett and to Professor John Rago for inviting me.

Here’s the presentation I used:

Duquesne Presentation – Oct. 19, 2016 – PPTX
Duquesne Presentation – Oct. 19, 2016 – PDF