Legal Issues Involving Digital Forensics


Charles Adams

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Adams is one of Oklahoma's foremost authorities in civil procedure. He has written several books on Oklahoma civil procedure and numerous articles on civil procedure, patent law, and bankruptcy. Adams has been active in law reform work in Oklahoma for many years. He was chair of the Civil Procedure Committee of the Oklahoma Bar Association from 1987-1989 and 1994-2000, and he is currently the vice chair of the Uniform Laws Committee. Adams also has served as the reporter for the Committees on Uniform Jury Instructions for Oklahoma for Civil, Criminal and Juvenile Cases. For the past several years, Adams has worked with faculty in the Institute for Information Security (iSec) at TU on legal issues relating to digital forensics and cellular telephones.

Adams received his J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law in 1976 and an MBA degree from the University of California in 1972. He earned MA and BA degrees in physics from the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Adams has received numerous professional honors, including the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award from the TU College of Law Student Bar Association, the Distinguished Service Award from the Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association, and the Golden Rule Award from the Tulsa County Bar Association. He is also a member of the American Law Institute.