Document Type


Publication Title

University of Cincinnati Law Review

Publication Date

Fall 2014


An essay is presented on laws that govern the identity of a person. The case of Notre Dame football player Manti Te'o, who became a victim of an Internet hoax through her girlfriend, Lennay Kekua. It also outlines the laws that deal with double lives and role-playing in law and society and how the government responds to it to protect the people's identity.