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Philip Becnel in Mason Spirit

Partner Philip Becnel was featured in an article in the Mason Spirit called, “Phil Becnel: G Is for Gumshoe.” Mason Spirit is the biannual magazine published by George Mason University (GMU), where Philip got his bachelor’s degree in anthropology in 1999. ...

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Philip Becnel in Akron Beacon Journal

Partner Philip Becnel was quoted in an article in the Akron Beacon Journal called “Experts debate terror, survival and Stockholm syndrome in Cleveland kidnappings.” ...

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Philip Becnel interview for GeoWorld Magazine

Partner Philip Becnel did an interview for GeoWorld Magazine. The interview, titled “They’re Watching You,” is about the interplay between the use of geolocation data in investigative surveillance, privacy and the law. ...

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Philip Becnel on Small Screen Scoop

Partner Philip Becnel published an article on Small Screen Scoop called “What Game of Thrones tells us about human nature: A private investigator’s take.” The editorial introduction reads, “With a keen sense of wit, [Philip] will explain why we’re really not so different than the characters we love on Game ...

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Philip Becnel Lecture about “Private Investigations and Public Privacy”

Partner Philip Becnel again lectured about “Private Investigations and Public Privacy” at the University of Maryland’s College Park campus. Philip talked to students of the Honors College about some of the legal and moral pitfalls inherent in an industry that conducts investigations for a myriad of private interests and how ...

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Philip Becnel in The Washington Post

Partner Philip Becnel was featured in an article in The Washington Post called “How Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn have changed private investigation.” The article, which can be found here, talks about both the beneficial uses of social media in investigations and about how a lack of clear etiquette when contacting ...

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Philip Becnel in Law360 called “Why Worker Safety Investigations Failed”

Partner Philip Becnel published an article in Law360 called “Why Worker Safety Investigations Failed.” The article discusses deficiencies found by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration among the 25 states and two territories that use their own occupational safety organizations to investigate and enforce issues of worker safety. Philip argued ...

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