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WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 15, 2012 – A panel discussion with general counsel from the CIA, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the intelligence committees from both houses of Congress will explore the latest developments in intelligence law as part of the 22nd Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Nov. 29-30 in Washington, D.C.
Other panels during the two-day conference will focus on the court’s role in national security law, emerging technologies and human rights. William H. Webster, former director of the CIA and FBI, is a keynote speaker, and other panelists include retired U.S. District Court and FISA Court Judge James Robertson and U.S. Court of Appeals Judge for the District of Columbia Brett Kavanaugh. For a complete list of conference panels and speakers, please click here.
22nd Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law
Thursday, Nov. 29, and Friday, Nov. 30, 2012
Ritz Carlton Hotel
1150 22nd St. N.W.
Salons I and II, Ballroom Level
Washington, DC 20037
This event is free and open to members of the press. For media credentialing and access to the program, please contact Meredith Josef at Meredith.Josef@americanbar.org.
The ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security, the Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia School of Law, the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security at Duke University School of Law, and the Center on National Security and the Law at Georgetown Law are sponsoring the conference.
With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.