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The NSA, Security, Privacy, and Intelligence

International & National Security Law Practice Group Symposium

Start : Monday, February 24, 2014 10:30 AM

End : Monday, February 24, 2014 03:30 PM

Location:
Jones Day LLP
51 Louisiana Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

Description:

In the 12 years since 9/11, as the national security threat matrix has become increasingly complex, technological advances have expanded intelligence gathering capabilities significantly. Recently, public concern about government monitoring of individuals has come to the forefront of the discussion. To address the intersection of security, privacy, and intelligence, the President has proposed several reforms, and is studying others in consultation with Congress. This Symposium will analyze and offer observations on those proposals.

Agenda:

Panel I: Foreign Intelligence Collection and the FISA Court - Audio/Video
11:00 a.m – 12:30 p.m.

  • Mr. Harley Geiger, Senior Counsel and Deputy Director, Freedom, Security and Surveillance Project, Center for Democracy & Technology
  • Prof. Peter S. Margulies, Roger Williams University School of Law
  • Mr. Julian Sánchez, Research Fellow, The Cato Institute
  • 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
  • Moderator: Mr. Vincent J. Vitkowsky, Chairman, International & National Security Law Practice Group, The Federalist Society

Luncheon: A Conversation on the NSA Surveillance Programs - Audio/Video
12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

  • Hon. Michael Chertoff, Co-founder and Managing Principal, The Chertoff Group, and former Secretary, United States Department of Homeland Security
  • Mr. Anthony D. Romero, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Moderator: Ms. Ellen Nakashima, National Security Reporter, The Washington Post

Panel II: The NSA Telephone Metadata Program - Audio/Video
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Mr. Steven G. Bradbury, Partner, Dechert LLP, and former head of the Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Mr. Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute
  • Ms. Kate Martin Director, Center for National Security Studies
  • Mr. Benjamin Wittes, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, The Brookings Institution
  • Moderator: Prof. Nathan A. Sales, George Mason University School of Law

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