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The need for cyber-trained lawyers

The title of a recent Washington Post column says it all: "Government lawyers don't understand the Internet. That's a problem."

The title of a recent Washington Post column says it all: "Government lawyers don't understand the Internet. That's a problem."

After describing the legal challenges that result from a lack of cyber training, Garrett M. Graff, former editor of Politico Magazine, writes (bolding added for emphasis):

"That problem won't go away soon: Even though student demand for such classes is growing, only a handful of mostly elite law schools — like Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Stanford, New York University, Georgetown and UCLA, as well as Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law, which helped pioneer the field in the early 2000s — currently offer classes focused on cybersecurity."

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