This seminar features experts in the counterterrorism field and will explore the following topics, including: the law of war; detention and interrogation; intelligence law; post-9/11 surveillance laws; authorities and revolution of substantive criminal counterterrorism law; trial venues; military commissions and defense counsel in controversial cases; and an overview of the Guantanamo trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
Experts in the counterterrorism field, including:
- John D. Altenburg Jr., former appointing authority for military commissions;
- Philip Bridwell, attorney, Haynes and Boone LLP, Dallas;
- Michael J. Davidson, attorney, federal government, Fairfax, Va.;
- Jamil N. Jaffer, senior counsel for the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the U.S. House of Representatives;
- W. George Jameson, Jameson Consulting, McLean, Va.;
- Michael Noone Jr. , Research Ordinary Professor, Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America;
- Joel Webber, attorney, Winnetka, Ill.; and
- Judge Alexander P. White (moderator), Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.
“The Law of Counterterrorism”
Co-sponsored by the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice and the Defense Education Forum of the Reserve Officers Association
Monday, June 4
5 – 7 p.m.
Reserve Officers Association
One Constitution Ave., N.E.
Additional information as well as a link to the full agenda can be found online.
For media credentialing, please contact Alexandra Buller at Alexandra.Buller@Americanbar.org. There is no charge for media to attend this event.
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