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Reforming the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court

International & National Security Law Practice Group Teleforum

Start : Thursday, January 23, 2014 01:00 PM

End : Thursday, January 23, 2014 02:00 PM


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Location:
Federalist Society Teleforum Conference Call

Featured Speakers:
Stephen I. Vladeck
Kenneth L. Wainstein
Matthew R.A. Heiman

Description:

At a press conference last week, President Obama indicated support for reforms of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. The President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies and members of Congress have made various reform proposals. These include the manner in which FISC member judges are appointed, allowing public interest advocates to participate in certain cases to ensure decisions are reached through an adversarial process, allowing the filing of amicus briefs by interested parties in certain cases, and increasing transparency of the court. Our experts will discuss whether or not reform is advisable, and the proposals being considered.

Featuring:

  • Matthew R.A. Heiman, Vice President and Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer, Tyco
  • Prof. Stephen I. Vladeck, American University Washington College of Law
  • Hon. Kenneth L. Wainstein, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, former U.S. Homeland Security Advisor, and former Assistant U.S. Attorney General for National Security
Agenda:

Call begins at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

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