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Rep. Peter King to speak on surveillance, Snowden leaks and privacy at ABA national security event

Rep. Peter King to speak on surveillance, Snowden leaks and privacy at ABA national security event

By John Glynn

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 — U.S. Rep. Peter King, a member of the House Homeland Security Committee and chairman of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee, will speak on “Counterterrorism and Privacy” at an American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security breakfast program on Thursday, Jan. 9, at the University Club of Washington DC. 

What:     
“Counterterrorism and Privacy”
Sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security

When:
Thursday, Jan.  9, 8 – 9 a.m.

Where:
The University Club of Washington DC
1135 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036

King will address the National Security Agency’s surveillance program, government secrecy and privacy. The program will include a question-and-answer session.

King, who previously served as chairman of the Homeland Security Committee in 2005-2006 and in 2011-2012, has been a leader in the effort to make homeland security funding based on threat analysis and is a strong supporter of the war against international terrorism. He also serves on the Financial Services Committee and Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

This event is free and open to the members of the press. For media credentialing, please contact Maria Gutierrez at 202-662-1091 or Maria.Gutierrez@americanbar.org

With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is one of the largest voluntary professional membership organizations 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. To review our privacy statement, click here. Follow the latest ABA news at www.ambar.org/news and on Twitter @ABANews.

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