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Jeffrey Dennis
USC Gould School of Law

Jeffrey Dennis

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: November 12, 2020




Jeff Dennis is the head of Newmeyer Dillions’ Privacy & Data Security practice and holds the CIPP/US privacy certification from the IAPP. He works with the firm’s clients on regulatory compliance and cyber-related issues, including contractual and insurance opportunities to lessen their risk. Dennis also has extensive experience representing developers and businesses in all aspects of complex litigation matters and handles the insurance coverage issues that arise out of construction claims.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

CNN
September 22, 2021
Re: Franita Tolson

Franita Tolson was mentioned as a participant in a Senate hearing on voting rights. "Apologies Mr. Cruz, your state of Texas, perhaps," she said, when Cruz asked which voter ID laws are racist. "The fact that the voter ID law was put into place to diminish the political power of Latinos with racist intent." Tolson was also quoted in The Washington Post, USA TODAY, Independant, The Hill and Yahoo! News.

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Thomas D. Lyon
July, 2021

“Use of global trait cues helps to explain older adults’ decrements in detecting children’s lies” (with Alison O’Connor, Micaela Wiens, & Angela D. Evans) (in press), Legal and Criminological Psychology.

Thomas D. Lyon
July, 2021

“Causal indicators for assessing the truthfulness of child speech in forensic interviews” (with Zane Durante, Victor Ardulov, Manoj Kumar, Jennifer Gongola, & Shrikanth Narayanan) (in press), Computer Speech & Language.

Thomas D. Lyon
July, 2021

“The difficulty of teaching adults to recognize referential ambiguity in children's testimony: The influence of explicit instruction and sample questions” (with Breanne Wylie, Jennifer Gongola, & Angela D. Evans) (in press), Applied Cognitive Psychology.