Follow @ABANatSec
Follow @ABANatSec
SCOLNS Facebook Page

Standing Committee on Law & National Security

About the Standing Committee The Standing Committee on Law and National Security is the oldest Standing Committee in the ABA. We have sustained a commitment to educating the Bar and public on national security issues.
Listen to the SCOLNS podcast National Security Law Today is a new podcast where top lawyers discuss relevant security law. Listen and subscribe online. New episodes come out every Thursday.
Order the New Sourcebook The pioneering Sourcebook for Public Private Partnerships is available to order online now!


  • New Release

Committee Projects
  • New Books

NatSec Law Journals
  • Cybersecurity Task Force

  • 2018 Annual Meeting

Thinking about Extremism in the 21st Century

A Keynote Panel from the ABA Rule of Law Initiative Annual Conference on Contemporary Rule of Law Issues: Rule of Law Approaches to Countering Violent Extremism.

Watch the panel on YouTube

2016 Annual Meeting Moderated Discussion - Emerging Issues in National Security and Law Enforcement

Marc Rotenberg, president and executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center

Gilman Louie, founder and former CEO of In-Q-Tel

Harvey Rishikof, chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security’s advisory committee

Watch the Video

  • In the News