Fall 2002

Council’s Fall Meeting to Include Program
on National Security and Civil Liberties

The Section Council will hold its fall meeting at the ABA offices in Washington, D. C., on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19, 2002. The meeting is open to all Section members. The Council will meet from 9:00 a. m. to 2:30 p. m. on Friday and from 9:00 a. m. to noon on Saturday

As part of the meeting, the IRR Section and the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice will present a joint program on "National Security and Civil Liberties: One Year Later," from 2:30 to 4:45 p.m. on Friday, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 1150 22 nd St., N. W. A reception will follow the program.

Among the topics to be discussed by a panel of pre-eminent civil liberties and national security experts, "The Military," "Homeland Security," Civil Liberties," "The U.S.A. Patriot Act of 2001," State and Local Responses," "Immigration," and "What’s Next?" Confirmed participants include Lynne Zusman, Lynne K. Zusman and Associates (Program Chair and moderator); Whitt Cobb, Deputy General Counsel (Legal Counsel), U. S. Department of Defense; David Cole, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center; John Cooke, Chair, ABA Standing Committee on Armed Forces Law; Thomas Crocker, Alston & Bird, LLP; Michael Greenberger, Professor of Law and Director, University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security; John Payton, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering; Patrick Philbin, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel, U. S. Department of Justice; and Hannah Sistare, Executive Director, National Commission on the Public Service.

The program is free for members of either Section and $35 for non-members. The charge for the reception is $25 for Section members and $35 for non-members. The registration deadline is October 10, 2002. Further details and registration forms may be obtained by contacting the Section office (tel.: 202/662-1030) or visiting the Section website at www.abanet.org/irr.

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