Surveillance cameras at the U.S.-Mexico Border in Nogales, AZ.



(* peer-reviewed; # invited)


2018      Surveillance, Privacy and Public Space (Bryce Clayton Newell, Tjerk Timan, and Bert-Jaap Koops, eds. Routledge: Routledge Studies in Surveillance book series), under advance contract, est. 2018.

2017      Privacy in Public Spaces: Conceptual and Regulatory Challenges (Tjerk Timan, Bryce Clayton Newell & Bert-Jaap Koops eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, est. publication date in July 2017.

Editorial/Special Issues

2016      Randy K. Lippert and Bryce Clayton Newell, Debate Introduction: The Privacy and Surveillance Implications of Police Body Cameras. Surveillance & Society 14(1): 113 (2016) (PDF).

Journal and Law Review Articles

2017      Bryce Clayton Newell, Collateral Visibility: A Socio-Legal Study of Police Body Camera Adoption, Privacy, and Public Disclosure in Washington State. Indiana Law Journal 92 __ (forthcoming) (PDF).

2017      Bert-Jaap Koops, Bryce Clayton Newell, Tjerk Timan, Ivan Škorvánek, Tomislav Chokrevski, and Maša Galič, A Typology of Privacy. University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law 38 __ (forthcoming) (PDF).

2017      Bryce Clayton Newell, Ricardo Gomez, and Verónica E. Guajardo, Sensors, Cameras, and the New ‘Normal’ in Clandestine Migration: How Undocumented Migrants Experience Surveillance at the U.S.-Mexico Border. Surveillance & Society 15(1): 21-41 (link).*

2016      Bryce Clayton Newell, Ricardo Gomez, and Verónica E. Guajardo, Information Seeking, Technology Use, and Vulnerability among Migrants at the U.S.-Mexico Border. The Information Society 32(3): 176-191 (2016) (PDF).*

2014      Bryce Clayton Newell, Local Law Enforcement Jumps on the Big Data Bandwagon: Automated License Plate Recognition Systems, Information Privacy, and Access to Government Information, 66 Me L. Rev. 397 (2014) (PDF).#

2014      Bryce Clayton Newell, Technopolicing, Surveillance, and Citizen Oversight: A Neorepublican Theory of Liberty and Information Control, 31 Gov’t Info. Q. 421 (2014) (PDF).*

2014      Bryce Clayton Newell, Crossing Lenses: Policing’s New Visibility and the Role of ‘Smartphone Journalism’ as a Form of Freedom-Preserving Reciprocal Surveillance, 2014 U. Ill. J.L. Tech. & Pol’y 59 (2014) (PDF).*

2014      Bryce Clayton Newell, The Massive Metadata Machine: Liberty, Power, and Secret Mass Surveillance in the U.S. and Europe, 10 ISJLP 481 (2014) (PDF).*

2011      Bryce Clayton Newell, Rethinking Reasonable Expectations of Privacy in Online Social Networks, 17 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 12 (2011) (PDF).

2011      Bryce Clayton Newell, Freedom of Panorama: A Comparative Look at International Restrictions on Public Photography, 44 Creighton L. Rev. 405 (2011) (PDF).

2011      Bryce Clayton Newell, Discounting the Sweat of the Brow: Converging International Standards for Electronic Database Protection, 15 Intell. Prop. L. Bull. 111 (2011) (PDF).

2010      Bryce Clayton Newell, Independent Creation and Originality in the Age of Imitated Reality: A Comparative Analysis of Copyright and Database Protection for Digital Models of Real People, BYU Int’l L. & Mgmt. Rev. 93 (2010) (PDF).

Book Chapters 

2015      Bryce Clayton Newell, Mass Surveillance, Privacy, and Freedom: A Case for Public Access to Information about Mass Government Surveillance Programs, in Privacy, Security and Accountability: Ethics, Law, and Policy 203 (Adam D. Moore ed., Rowman & Littlefield International 2015) (PDF).*#

2015      Bryce Clayton Newell, Cheryl A. Metoyer, and Adam D. Moore, Privacy in the Family, in Social Dimensions of Privacy: Interdisciplinary Perspectives 104 (Beate Roessler & Dorota Mokrosinska eds., Cambridge University Press 2015) (PDF).*#

Conference Papers (published in proceedings)

2015      Bryce Clayton Newell and Ricardo Gomez, Informal Networks, Phones and Facebook: Information Seeking and Technology Use by Undocumented Migrants at the U.S.-Mexico Border, in Proceedings of iConference 2015 (Nominated for Most Interesting Preliminary Results Paper Award; 1 of 5 finalists) (PDF).*

2015      Katya Yefimova, Moriah Neils, Bryce Clayton Newell, and Ricardo Gomez, Fotohistorias: Participatory Photography as a Methodology to Elicit the Life Experiences of Migrants, in Proceedings of the 48th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), pp. 3672-3681 (PDF).*

2014      Franziska Roesner, Tamara Denning, Bryce Clayton Newell, Tadayoshi Kohno, and Ryan Calo, Augmented Reality: Hard Problems of Law and Policy, in Proceedings (adjunct) of 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp), pp. 1283-1288 (Workshop on Usable Privacy & Security for wearable and domestic ubIquitous DEvices (UPSIDE)) (PDF).*

2014      Bryce Clayton Newell, Public Places, Private Lives: Balancing Privacy and Freedom of Expression in the United Kingdom, in Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), 51(1), pp. 1-10 (PDF).*

2014      Bryce Clayton Newell and Joseph T. Tennis, Me, My Metadata, and the NSA: Privacy and Government Metadata Surveillance Programs, in Proceedings of iConference 2014, pp. 345-355 (PDF).*

2014      David P. Randall and Bryce Clayton Newell, The Panoptic Librarian: The Role of Video Surveillance in the Modern Public Library, in Proceedings of iConference 2014, pp. 508-521 (PDF).*

2013    Bryce Clayton Newell and David P. Randall, Video Surveillance in Public Libraries: A Case of Unintended Consequences?, in Proceedings of the 46th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 1932-1941 (PDF).*

Reports / Policy Papers

2015      Ryan Calo, Tamara Denning, Batya Friedman, Tadayoshi Kohno, Lassana Magassa, Emily McReynolds, Bryce Clayton Newell, Franzi Roesner, and Jesse Woo, Augmented Reality: A Technology and Policy Primer (UW Tech Policy Lab white paper) (PDF).


“The Reasonableness of Remaining Unobserved: A Comparative Analysis of Visual Surveillance and Voyeurism in Criminal Law” (with Bert-Jaap Koops, Andrew Roberts, Ivan Škorvánek, and Maša Galič) (in preparation)

Edited Volumes in Preparation

Book     “Privacy in the Streets: Surveillance, Privacy, and the Changing Nature of Public Space” (Bryce Clayton Newell, Tjerk Timan, and Bert-Jaap Koops) (edited volume; proposal under review).

Sp. Iss.  “Visual Data as Accountability, Resistance, and Surveillance” (with Sarah Brayne and Karen E. C. Levy) (special symposium section under development; forthcoming in Law & Social Inquiry).

Popular Writing

2016      “Body-Worn Cameras Alone Won’t Bring Transparency to the Border Patrol,” Slate Magazine (, Future Tense section, February 3, 2016.