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    Anti-Muslim Bullying

    The Capital Area Muslim Bar Association and the American Bar Association co-hosted a discussion on recent trends in anti-Muslim bullying and ways lawyers can better advocate for students…

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    Technology and Innovation

    Salle Yoo, general Counsel for Uber, and Amy Weaver, general counsel for Salesforce, talked about running the legal departments for technology companies. They focused on the need for awareness of…

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    Homeland Security Law Conference, Part 3

    Current and former military officials explained their perspectives on cooperation within the government on strengthening homeland security. This was part of the American Bar Association’s annual…

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    Homeland Security Law Conference, Part 1

    Suzanne Spaulding talked about her work to oversee protecting and enhancing the nation’s infrastructure. Following her remakrs, general counsels for private sector tech and security companies discussed their…

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    Homeland Security Law Conference, Part 2

    Attorneys from the Homeland Security Department’s general counsel’s office talked about their priorities and efforts to work more efficiently with government partners and the private sector. This was part of…

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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 South Carolina. “Reducing…

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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 Understanding of Gun Dangers and Outcomes…

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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 included the church pastor and…

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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 part of the 10th…

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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 the 10th…

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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 Department of…

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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 attempted…

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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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    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 National Security…

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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 made comparisons…

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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 Risk, Readiness…

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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 be ahead in…

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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 topics whether the…

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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 known as…

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    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 media’s coverage of national…

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