Private Attorneys and the War on Terror

International & National Security Law Practice Group
Start : Thursday, December 06, 2012 12:00 PM
End : Thursday, December 06, 2012 02:00 PM

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National Press Club
Conference Rooms
529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC

Featured Speakers:
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner
Steven G. Bradbury
Stephen I. Vladeck


Private Attorneys and the War on TerrorAs the War on Terror enters its second decade, the private legal community is left to ponder its role, and how and whether it can meaningfully contribute. What are the possible avenues of participation for a private lawyer? How can lawyers be helpful in educating their colleagues, policymakers, and the public? Can lawyers effectively bring citizen lawsuits designed to compel or prohibit certain actions by private parties and businesses? Would a failure to do so cede a valuable tool in the war? How can, or should, these various activities be coordinated?


  • Ms. Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, Director and Founder, Shurat HaDin – Israel Law Center
  • Mr. Steven G. Bradbury, Partner, Dechert LLP
  • Prof. Stephen I. Vladeck, American University Washington College of Law
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There is no charge for this event. RSVP online, since seating is quite limited.
Lunch will be served.

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