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Heidi Boghosian

Director, National Lawyers Guild

Heidi Boghosian is the executive director of the National Lawyers Guild, a progressive bar association established in 1937. She co-hosts the weekly civil liberties show “Law and Disorder,” which airs on Pacifica’s WBAI in New York and over 50 affiliates around the country.

Her work focuses on how technology affects our daily lives, including the increasing use of radio frequency identification, or RFID, technology. She has also published a number of articles and reports about policing, protest and the First Amendment.

Boghosian received her law degree from Temple Law School where she was editor in chief of the Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review. She has a master’s degree in mass communication from Boston University and an undergraduate degree from Brown University. Her new book, Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and the Public Interest was published this year.