Friday, February 7, 2014, from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Loyola's inaugural National Security & Civil Rights Symposium
National Security Law, Policy and Practice: Are We Safer in 2014 and at What Cost?
The Symposium will examine the current state of the constitutional security/liberty equilibrium including the ongoing developments in the Snowden/NSA revelations; the role of Article III courts; and the economic, political, and moral implications of this debate. A distinguished group of speakers from around the country will debate and discuss this complex topic, which will emphasize the critical role of lawyers in this process.
Anthony Romero, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union in New York
Hina Shamsi, Director, ACLU's National Security Project
John Mueller, The Ohio State University, noted political scientist and national security economics expert noted political scientist and national security economics
Patrick Fitzgerald, partner Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and former United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois
David Nevin, founding partner of Nevin, Benjamin, McKay & Bartlett LLP, and lead counsel for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in the 9/11 Conspiracy case now pending in the Military Commissions in Guantanamo Bay
Mary Ellen O'Connell, Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School, and noted drone expert and constitutional scholar
Karen Greenberg, Director, Center on National Security, Fordham University Law School
MCLE credit will be offered.