April 01, 2012

Homeland Security Institute

HOMELAND SECURITY INSTITUTE: A panel of experts appearing March 22 at the annual Homeland Security Law Institute sponsored by the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice provided an overview of regulatory initiatives of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in 2012 and the status of significant homeland security legislation. Those participating on the panel were: moderator Elizabeth L. Branch, a partner at Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP in Atlanta and a former associate general counsel for rules and legislation at DHS; Christina E. McDonald, DHS associate general counsel for regulatory affairs; Matthew McCabe, Republican counsel for the House Committee on Homeland Security; and Christopher Richardson, assistant general counsel for legislative affairs, DHS Office of General Counsel.

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