Steve Wax is the author of the best-selling work Kafka Comes to America. Steven is an Oregon attorney who headed Oregon's Federal Public Defender Office for 21 years. He is one of seven Oregon lawyers who volunteered to defend those held in the Guantanamo Bay detainment camps. Wax defended Brandon Mayfield, the Oregon convert to Islam, who was falsely accused of a role in the Spanish al Qaeda train bombing. His talk will focus upon the erosion of civil liberties in electronic communication in the Bush administrations.