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    Gun Violence and Public Health, Part 1

    Professor Daniel Webster gave the opening address at a symposium on gun violence and public health held at the Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston. Other introductory speakers…

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    Gun Violence and Public Health, Part 3

    Panelists discussed the role of physicians in preventing firearms violence. They also talked about congressional action on gun legislation. “Informing People’s…

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    Gun Violence and Public Health, Part 2

    Panelists talked about the access to guns by high-risk people such as criminals and the mentally ill. Speakers included gun violence prevention advocates and the U.S. attorney from…

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    Legal Issues in Emergency Preparedness

    Panelists discussed their experiences the legal and policy issues associated with natural disaster and threats and acts of terrorism, including issues involving the declaration and use of…

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    Cybersecurity Threats

    Panelists talked about cybersecurity threats, possible readiness measures, and the role that insurance might play in the prevention and mitigation of such threats. “Cybersecurity…

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    Lessons of Oklahoma City Bombing

    Former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating talked about the importance of agencies and law enforcement response and collaboration in times of crisis such as the Oklahoma City bombing. He…

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    U.S. Immigration Agenda

    Panelists discussed how the immigration initiatives President Obama announced in the fall of 2014 would reshape U.S. immigration law.  “The U.S. Immigration Agenda” was…

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    Drones and UAVs in the Homeland

    Panelists discussed current and proposed laws and policies for the use of domestic unmanned aerial systems (UAS) or vehicles (UAVs). Topics included several incidents involving actual or…

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    Homeland Security Privacy and Data Security

    Panelists discussed statutory and constitutional issues related to security, privacy, and the governmental and private sector use of technology in homeland security. Topics included…

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    Homeland Security 2015 Regulations and Legislation

    Panelists discussed changes in Department of Homeland Security regulations and and pending legislation. “Homeland Security: Regulations and Legislation Outlook 2015” was part of…

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    Legal Issues at the Department of Homeland Security

    Stevan Bunnell talked about legal issues at the Department of Homeland Security after the opening remarks of the conference. “A View from the Top: Challenges and Changes at the…

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    Ten Years of the Roberts Court

    Current and former assistant solicitors general, who had argued dozens of cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, talked about the first ten years of the Roberts Court and predicted what could…

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    Voting Rights Act 50th Anniversary

    Panelists talked about the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) made opening remarks on the history of voting rights. The panelists discussed among other…

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    Cybersecurity and the Law

    The American Bar Association hosted a discussion on cybersecurity and the law. Officials outlined the goals of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, also…

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    Book Discussion on Whistleblowers, Leaks, and the Media

    The editors and a contributor to the book Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security talked about the legal and policy issues surrounding the…

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    Private-Public Partnerships and Homeland Security

    Panelists discussed private-public partnerships and homeland security, including issues such as preparedness, disaster response, cyber security, and critical infrastructure security.…

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    Money Laundering

    Treasury Department Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen talked about his department’s efforts to promote and enforce compliance with the Bank Secrecy…

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    Government Transparency

    Panelists talked about government information gathering and transparency. Topics included National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, and…

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    Chemical Facility Security Panel

    Panelists talked about the Homeland Security Department’s Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program created in 2007 to establish safety regulations for U.S. companies…

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    Privacy and National Security Panel

    Panelists talked about the tensions between civil liberties and national security. They focused on the Fourth Amendment and the Third Party Doctrine. The Third Party Doctrine, a…

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