Emerging Critical Issues in National Security Webinar Series

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Conversation led by Standing Committee Senior Counselor Harvey Rishikof with Dr. John Hamre, President and CEO, and Langone Chair in American Leadership, Center for Strategic and International Studies “Critical Issues in National Security Law – The Future”

COVID Legal Issues and Challenges

January 28, 2021, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST

  • Professor William Banks (Chair, Standing Committee on Law and National Security) Moderator
  • Dr. Emily Berman (Associate Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center)
  • Elizabeth Goitein (Director, Liberty and National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice)
  • Adam Marshall (Senior Staff Attorney, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

The Commercialization of Foreign Intelligence Access - Evaluating the National Security Risks of China's Tech Industry

January 28, 2021, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST

  • Professor Jennifer Daskal (Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law) Moderator
  • Christopher Inglis (Distinguished Visiting Professor in Cybersecurity Studies, US Navel Academy)
  • Samm Sacks (Cybersecurity Policy and China Digital Economy Fellow, New America)
  • Daniel Sutherland (Chief Counsel, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency)

Civil Military Relations and the Law, Post-2020

January 29, 2021, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EST

  • Professor Dakota Rudesill (Associate Professor of Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law) Moderator
  • Dr. Risa Brooks (Allis Chalmers Associate Professor of Political Science, Marquette University)
  • Maj. Gen. Charles Dunlap (Executive Director, Center on Law, Ethics, and National Security, Duke University Law School)
  • Heidi Urben (Adjunct Associate Professor, Georgetown University)

Disinformation and NextGen Social Media

January 29, 2021, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST

  • Professor Laura Donohue (Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center) Moderator
  • Dr. Emma Briant (Associate Researcher, Bard College)
  • Tim Hwang (Research Fellow, Georgetown Center for Security and Emerging Technology)
  • Professor Eugene Volokh (Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law)

Economic Security: Protecting and Advancing U.S. National Security Interests

February 4, 2021, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EST

  • Jamil Jaffer (Executive Director, National Security Institute, George Mason University) Moderator
  • Stewart Baker (Of Counsel, Steptoe and Johnson)
  • Diane Rinaldo (Senior Vice President, Beacon Global Strategies)
  • Andy Keiser (Principal, Navigators Global)

Leadership, Ethics, and COVID-19

February 4, 2021, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Judge James Baker (Director, Institute of Security Policy and Law, Syracuse University) 

Crisis Preparedness and Response: Preparing for the Unknown

February 5, 2021, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EST

  • Paul Rosenzweig (Resident Senior Fellow, Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats, R Street Institute) Moderator
  • Susan Ginsburg (Founder and CEO, Criticality Sciences)
  • Bob Kolasky (Director, National Risk Management Center, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency)
  • Lisa Morris (Deputy Attorney General, Civil Division, Delaware Department of Justice)

Artificial Intelligence, National Security Law, and Ethics

February 5, 2021, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST

  • Judge James Baker (Director, Institute of Security Policy and Law, Syracuse University) Moderator
  • Amy Jeffress (Partner, Arnold & Porter)
  • Corin Stone (Scholar-in-Residence, American University, Washington College of Law)

Critical Issues in National Security Law—The Future

February 5, 2021, 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST

Conversation led by Standing Committee Senior Counselor Harvey Rishikof with Dr. John Hamre, President and CEO, and Langone Chair in American Leadership, Center for Strategic and International Studies “Critical Issues in National Security Law – The Future”

  • Dr. John Hamre (President and CEO, Center for Strategic and International Studies)
  • Harvey Rishikof (Senior Counselor, Standing Committee on Law and National Security)