December 01, 2012

Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law

Top security experts convened Nov. 29-30 in Washington, D.C., for the 22nd Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law, an event cosponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security. A panel moderated by William C. Banks, director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism at Syracuse University, focused on the role of the courts in national security law. Those appearing on the panel were from left: Banks (at podium); The Honorable James Robertson (Ret.), judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Circuit; Robert Chesney, the Charles I. Francis professor of law at the University of Texas (Austin) School of Law; Deborah Pearlstein, assistant professor of law, Cardozo School of Law; and the Honorable Brett M. Kavanaugh, judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Other cosponsors of the event were 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 University Law Center.

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