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Friday and Saturday, September 16 & 17, 2011
Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School
Sponsored in partnership with the Harvard National Security Journal


Conference Agenda

Friday, September 16

3:00pm Opening Remarks Martha Minow, Dean, Harvard Law School
Gabriella Blum, Harvard Law School and The Brookings Institution
Benjamin Wittes, The Brookings Institution
3:30pm Panel What can and cannot be learned from the "war on terrorism" for other threats, such as pirates, transnational crime, or drug cartels?

Robert Chesney
, University of Texas Law School and The Brookings Institution (Moderator)

Juliette Kayyem, Assistant Secretary, Department of Homeland Security, 2009-2011
Eugene Kontorovich, Northwestern University School of Law
Lisa Monaco, Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Juan Carlos Zarate, Center for Strategic & International Studies
5:15pm Keynote John O. Brennan, Deputy National Security Advisor for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, and Assistant to the President

Saturday, September 17

9:30am Panel                       U.S.-Muslim relations: Where are we heading?

Chibli Mallat,
Harvard Law School (Moderator)

Hedieh Mirahmadi, World Organization for Resource Development and Education
Intisar A. Rabb, Boston College Law School
Samuel Rascoff, New York University of Law
Tamara Cofman Wittes, U.S. Department of State
11:15am Panel The ethics and law of domestic counterterrorism: The challenges of the next 10 years

Richard Fallon
, Harvard Law School (Moderator)

Philip Heymann, Harvard Law School
Trevor Morrison, Columbia Law School
Gerald Neuman, Harvard Law School
Ben Wizner, American Civil Liberties Union
12:45pm Lunch  
2:00pm Panel The ethics and law of international counterterrorism: The challenges of the next 10 years

Gabriella Blum

Kenneth Anderson, Washington College of Law, American University and The Brookings Institution
Stephen Carter, Yale Law School
Sarah Cleveland, Columbia Law School
John Rizzo, former Acting General Counsel, CIA
3:45pm Panel The presidency in the post 9/11 world

David Barron
, Harvard Law School (Moderator)

Jack Goldsmith, Harvard Law School
Deborah Pearlstein, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Richard H. Pildes, New York University School of Law
Benjamin Wittes
5:45pm Keynote Charlie Savage, Reporter for The New York Times and 2007 Pulitzer Prize recipient
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