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June 20, 2024

Former State Department legal adviser to discuss latest national security book at ABA luncheon

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2024 — Yale law professor Harold Hongju Koh will discuss his new book, “National Security Constitution in the 21st Century” at an American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security luncheon from noon-1:45 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 28, at the WilmerHale Law Firm in Washington, D.C.

Luncheon with Yale Law professor Harold Koh
Sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security

Friday, June 28
Noon-1:45 p.m. EDT

WilmerHale Law Firm
2100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C.

Harold Hongju Koh is a Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. He returned to Yale in 2013 after serving for nearly four years as the 22nd Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State. Koh is one of the country’s leading experts in public and private international law, national security law and human rights. In addition to discussing his latest book, he will explore the growing imbalance of institutional powers in American foreign affairs and national security policy.

This event is free and open to members of the press, however there is a $40 cost for lunch. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase. For media credentialing and registration or other questions, please contact Jennifer Kildee at [email protected].

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