TODAY: Understanding Detention and Predicting Prosecutions: Legal Challenges and Legislative Options

TODAY: Understanding Detention and Predicting Prosecutions: Legal Challenges and Legislative Options

The National Security and Law Association is hosting a great panel discussion today at noon in the Chipman Gray Room in Pound Hall.

12:00pm: “Twenty-First Century Detention for Terrorists,” Keynote address by William K. Lietzau, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Detainee Policy

1:15pm: Understanding Detention Panel, featuring:
*Prof. Robert Chesney, University of Texas – Austin Law School
*Benjamin Wittes, Brookings Institution
*Major Robert Barnsby, US Army JAG Legal Center and School
*Jamie Williamson, International Committee of the Red Cross
*Prof. Matthew Waxman, Columbia Law School, Moderator

3:00pm: Predicting Prosecutions Panel, featuring:
*Prof. Philip Heymann, Harvard Law School
*Prof. Rick Pildes, New York University Law School
*Ben Wizner, ACLU National Security Project
*Prof. Jack Goldsmith, Harvard Law School
*Prof. Gabriella Blum, Harvard Law School, Moderator

Wine and Cheese Reception to Follow

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