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  • Constitutional Relevance of Foreign Court Decisions
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    Constitutional Relevance of Foreign Court Decisions

    Justices Scalia and Breyer talked about the relevance of foreign law for American Constitutional adjudication. Among the topics they addressed were using foreign court precedents in…

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  • Ethical Issues for Government Lawyers
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    Ethical Issues for Government Lawyers

    Legal experts talked about the role of the White House counsel and the rules and regulations for government lawyers. Among the issues they addressed were special concerns in representing…

    348 views
  • Future of Intelligence Analysis
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    Future of Intelligence Analysis

    Moderated by Mr. Lederman, experts talked about the emergence of a new intelligence mindset. Topics included intelligence gathering techniques, the quality of intelligence information and sources,…

    346 views
  • Geneva Conventions and the Rules of War
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    Geneva Conventions and the Rules of War

    The International Law Review at Washington College of Law hosted a day-long conference, “The Geneva Conventions and the Rules of War in the Post 9-11 and Iraq World.” The first panel,…

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  • Personal Information Privacy
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    Personal Information Privacy

    The panel “They Want Your Secrets: Personal Information Privacy in the Post-9/11 World” was moderated by Stephen Wermiel, professor, American University, Washington College of Law. The panelists were:…

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  • Secret Tribunals
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    Secret Tribunals

    “The Geneva Conventions and the Rules of War in the Post 9-11 and Iraq World” conference panel titled, “Legal Questions Surrounding Indefinite Holding and Tribunals of Suspected Terrorists and…

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  • Comparative CounterTerrorism Policies
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    Comparative Counter-Terrorism Policies

    A panel titled “How They Do Things Over There: Comparative Counter-Terrorism Policies” was moderated by Nicholas Kittrie, professor, American University, Washington College of Law. Panelists Talked…

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  • Geneva Conventions and the Rules of War
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    Geneva Conventions and the Rules of War

    Mr. Taft gave the keynote speech at the “The Geneva Conventions and the Rules of War in the Post 9-11 and Iraq World” conference. In his remarks he talked about treatment and detention of…

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  • Treatment of Suspected Terrorists
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    Treatment of Suspected Terrorists

    “The Geneva Conventions and the Rules of War in the Post 9-11 and Iraq World” conference panel “Treatment and Detainment of Non-State Fighters” focused on the treatment and detention of…

    93 views
  • Homeland Security and Private Industry
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    Homeland Security and Private Industry

    The conference on “Emerging Issues in National and International Security” opened with remarks by Dean Grossman and Mr. McClanahan. Moderated by Mr. Cooper, the panelists talked about…

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  • WhistleBlowing and the Intelligence Community
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    Whistle-Blowing and the Intelligence Community

    Participants talked about intelligence collection and dissemination, coordinating intelligence reports, uses of intelligence information, and cases in which information had been ignored. Ms. Rowley also talked…

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  • Private Contractors in 21st Century War
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    Private Contractors in 21st Century War

    “The Geneva Conventions and the Rules of War in the Post 9-11 and Iraq World” conference panel titled, “Role of Private Contractors in 21st Century War,” examined the role of private…

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  • Natural Threats to International Security
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    Natural Threats to International Security

    Moderated by Mr. McClanahan, experts talked about natural threats such as climate change, infectious disease and resource shortages as threats to international security. After their presentations, they…

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  • National Security and the Media
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    National Security and the Media

    Moderated by Mr. Johns, the panelists discussed whether the media should cover national security policy as reporters or as watchdogs in the post-September 11 world. Topics included freedom of the…

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  • US Intelligence Reform
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    U.S. Intelligence Reform

    Moderated by Mr. Marcus, experts in intelligence and counter-terrorism policy talked about the September 11 Commission Report and the 2004 changes enacted by Congress in the intelligence…

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  • Protecting Civilians During  Hostilities
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    Protecting Civilians During Hostilities

    “The Geneva Conventions and the Rules of War in the Post 9-11 and Iraq World” conference panel titled, “Protection of Civilians from the Effects of Hostilities,” examined the rules and laws…

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  • Classification of NonState Fighters
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    Classification of Non-State Fighters

    “The Geneva Conventions and the Rules of War in the Post 9-11 and Iraq World” conference panel titled, “Classification of Non-State Fighters,” examined the definition of and treatment of…

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  • Human Rights and Efforts to Combat Terrorism
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    Human Rights and Efforts to Combat Terrorism

    Moderated by Dean Grossman, legal advisers and human rights activists talked about torture and prisoner-of-war interrogation practices. Topics included human rights, the global efforts to combat…

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  • Journalists Privilege
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    Journalists' Privilege

    Federal prosecutors and journalists discussed the issue of reporters' privilege and the ability of journalists to protect confidential sources. Matt Cooper detailed the case against him to reveal…

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