Confronting Terrorism Here and Abroad: Which Way Forward?

April 12, 2007Duke Law News

LENS Conference
April 12-13, 2007

Co-sponsored by the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security, the Center for International and Comparative Law, and the Program in Public Law, with the generous support of Duke University’s Vice Provost for International Affairs and Development, the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, and the Center for International Business Education & Research; and Warren and Faye Wickersham

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Opening Comments

Scott L. Silliman
Professor of the Practice of Law and
Executive Director, Center on Law, Ethics
and National Security
Duke University Law School

Panel I: Understanding Islam: Religious and Cultural Differences

Bruce B. Lawrence, Chair
Nancy & Jeffrey Marcus Humanities Professor,
Professor of Islamic Studies, and
Director of the Duke Islamic Studies Center
Duke University

miriam cooke
Professor of Modern Arabic Literature and Culture
Duke University

Abdeslam E.M. Maghraoui
Muslim World Initiative
Center for Conflict Analysis and Prevention
United States Institute of Peace

Engseng Ho
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Social Studies
Harvard University

Charles Kurzman
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Panel II: Options for U.S. Strategy and Policy in the Middle East

Bruce R. Kuniholm, Chair
Professor of Public Policy Studies,
Professor of History, and
Director of the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy
Duke University

Stephen Grummon
Office of Analysis for Near East and South Asia
Bureau of Intelligence and Research
U.S. Department of State

Rand Beers
Adjunct Professor in Public Policy
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University and
Former Special Assistant to President George H.W. Bush and Senior Director for Combating Terrorism

Peter D. Feaver
Special Advisor for Strategic Planning and
Institutional Reform
National Security Council
and Professor of Political Science
Duke University

Luncheon and Keynote Address

HRH Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein
Ambassador of Jordan to the United States
Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Panel III: Domestic Spying

Neil J. Kinkopf, Chair
Associate Professor of Law
Georgia State University

Christopher Schroeder
Charles S. Murphy Professor of Law,
Professor of Public Policy, and
Director of the Program in Public Law
Duke University

Mary DeRosa
Senior Fellow
Center for Strategic and International Studies

William C. Banks
Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Law
Syracuse University

Michael W. Lewis
Assistant Professor of Law
Northern Ohio University

Dinner Reception and Keynote Address

The Honorable Benjamin A. Powell
General Counsel
Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Friday, April 13, 2007

Panel IV: Interrogating Terrorists: Probing the Limits

Robert M. Chesney, Chair
Associate Professor of Law
Wake Forest University

Marty Lederman
Visiting Professor of Law
Georgetown Law Center

Robert A. Fein, Ph.D.
Member of the Intelligence Science Board,
Chair of the ISB’s Study on Educing Information,
and Consultant to the Behavioral Sciences Directorate of the DoD Counterintelligence Field Activity

Laura Dickinson
Professor of Law
University of Connecticut
and Fellow
Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs

James A. Candelmo
Assistant U.S. Attorney
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of North Carolina
U.S. Department of Justice

Panel V: Detaining Terrorists: Habeas Corpus Concerns

Curtis A. Bradley, Chair
Richard & Marcy Horvitz Professor of Law
Duke Law School

John C. Harrison
David Lurton Massee Jr. Professor of Law
and Horace W. Goldsmith Research Professor
University of Virginia School of Law

Deborah N. Pearlstein
Associate Research Scholar
Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs
Princeton University

Neil Siegel
Assistant Professor of Law and Political Science
Duke University

Luncheon and Keynote Address

Dennis C. Blair, Admiral, USN (Ret.),
former Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Pacific Command,
and Consultant, Institute for Defense Analysis

Panel VI: Military Commissions

Scott Silliman, Chair
Duke University

John D. Altenburg Jr., MAJ GEN, US Army (Ret.),
Of Counsel, Greenburg Traurig,
and former Appointing Authority for Military Commissions

Dwight H. Sullivan, Colonel, USMC
Chief Defense Counsel, Office of Military Commissions

Morris D. Davis, Colonel, USAF
Chief Prosecutor, Office of Military Commissions

Richard Rosen
Associate Professor of Law and
Associate Dean for Administration and External Affairs
Texas Tech University School of Law

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