7,159Feb 18, 2011
Judge Vaughn Walker on Cameras in the Courtroom
Judge Vaughn Walker spoke about the history of cameras in the courtroom. He focused on precedents set by the Ninth Circuit over the past 20 years, reaction to several highly publicized trials, ...
2,043Mar 20, 2013
New Technologies, National Security, and the Law
Andrew Weissmann, general counsel for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, talked about new technologies and the challenges the FBI and other law enforcement agencies face in getting private ...
552Mar 28, 2013
International Law and Cyber Warfare
Panelists talked about the origin and process of developing the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare. Commissioned in 2009 by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence ...
355Jan 13, 2011
National Security and Privacy
John Pistole spoke about the Transportation Security Agency’s efforts to balance privacy rights with securing the airport and railway systems. He also responded to questions from the ...
267Dec 1, 2006
National Security, Leaks, and the Press
The panelists talked about the topic of national security secrets in a democracy, including leaks, whistleblowers, and the media. Other topics included classified documents, counterterrorism ...
160Feb 18, 2011
Federal Appeals Courts and New Media
Panelists talked about the impact of federal courts of appeals and how the new media may be changing their anonymity and their public face.
Because the Supreme Court hears so few cases, ...
157Feb 18, 2011
High Profile Cases in the Digital Age
Panelists talked about the challenges of handling and covering high-profile cases from the perspective of judges, court staff, lawyers, and journalists. Issues included courtroom coverage, ...
156Dec 13, 2012
Protecting the Infrastructure
Suzanne Spaulding talked about strengthening and securing national critical infrastructure against hazards such as extreme weather, cyber- and human-made threats, and physical ...
134Feb 18, 2011
Fair Trials and a Free Press
Participants spoke about press freedoms, the administration of justice, conduct of fair trials, and challenges posed to the process by the use of new media. They also responded to questions ...
115Apr 24, 2003
Effects of the USA Patriot Act
Mr. Dinh discussed the USA Patriot Act and how it has aided law enforcement in the prevention of terrorist attacks in the U.S. and the world. Mr. Dinh is the chief author of the USA ...
96Nov 15, 2007
Efforts to Combat Terrorism
James Comey talked about law enforcement activities and the government’s role in counterterrorism efforts in a speech titled “Finding Common Ground in Fighting Terrorism.” ...
88Mar 3, 2008
Future Surveillance Laws
The panelists offered suggestions for modernizing the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to meet current intelligence challenges. Moderator Suzanne Spaulding asked ...
74Nov 30, 2006
Congressional View of National Security Law
A roundtable discussion was held on new developments in national security law from the perspective of Congress. They focused on the implications of a Democratic majority in both Houses, ...
62Nov 16, 2007
Congressional Regulation of Intelligence
The panelists talked about the constitutional role of Congress in intelligence operations. Other topics included the policy issues of unilateral presidential action versus working with ...
57Dec 1, 2006
Detaining and Prosecuting Terrorists
A roundtable discussion was held on detaining and prosecuting alleged terrorists. Topics included the history of enemy detention, Supreme Court rulings, and the creation of military tribunals ...
54Nov 16, 2007
Democracy and National Security
The panelists talked about reconciling national security demands for secrecy with the democratic imperative for openness. Panelists advised presidential candidates of both parties on issues ...
50Nov 16, 2007
Law and Warfare
U.S. Air Force Deputy Judge Advocate General Charles Dunlap delivered the keynote address, titled “Lawfare and Warfare,” at the 17th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law ...
44May 9, 2006
Legality and National Security
Judge Posner talked about intelligence gathering methods, proposed intelligence reform, and the impact of the Patriot Act on the judiciary. He also talked about privacy concerns and civil ...
44Apr 24, 2003
Security and Privacy in the U.S.
The Administrative Law Section held “The Great Debate of 2003: Security v. Privacy in the Post-September 11 Era.” The question was, “Resolved: On Balance, the United States ...
41Dec 1, 2006
Luncheon Keynote Speech
Rep. Harman, ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, delivered a luncheon keynote address at the conference. Topics included congressional reform, terrorism ...
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