National Security under a New Administration

April 16, 2009Duke Law News

LENS Conference

Thursday, April 16th

Registration and Continental Breakfast (Geneen Auditorium)
8:00 am

Opening Comments
8:30 am
Scott L. Silliman
Professor of the Practice of Law
and Executive Director of the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS)
Duke University

Panel I: Surveillance and Intelligence Gathering
8:45 am

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

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

Michael Davidson
General Counsel, Select Committee on Intelligence
United States Senate

Melissa Goodman
Staff Attorney, National Security Project
American Civil Liberties Union

Panel II: Strategic Change in Afghanistan and Iraq: Debating the Policy
10:45 am

Robert M. Chesney, Chair
Professor of Law
Wake Forest University School of Law
and Visiting Professor
University of Texas School of Law

Anthony Harriman
Former Special Advisor for Policy Implementation and Former Senior Director for Afghanistan
National Security Council

Vikram J. Singh
Center for a New American Security

Stephen Tanner
Author and Military Historian

12:45 pm
(R. David Thomas Center)

Honorable David Price
United States House of Representatives (D-NC 4)

Panel III: The Impact of Immigration Policy on National Security
2:15 pm

David H. Schanzer, Chair
Visiting Associate Professor of the Practice for Public Policy Studies
Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy
Duke University
and Director
Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security

Edward Alden
Council on Foreign Relations

Robert S. Leiken
Immigration and National Security Program
The Nixon Center

Jessica Vaughan
Center for Immigration Studies

Reception and Dinner
6:30 pm
(R. David Thomas Center)

His Excellency Dr. Hussein Hassouna
League of Arab States

Friday, April 17th

Continental Breakfast (Geneen Auditorium)
8:00 am

Panel IV: Detaining and Prosecuting Terrorists: Establishing a New Paradigm
8:45 am

Professor Scott L. Silliman, Chair

John D. Altenburg, Jr., MAJ GEN, USA (Ret.)
Of Counsel, Greenberg Traurig
and Former Appointing Authority for Military Commissions

Jonathan Hafetz
Attorney, National Security Project
American Civil Liberties Union

CDR Glenn M. Sulmasy, USCG
Associate Professor of Law, Department of Humanities, Law Section
United States Coast Guard Academy

Panel V: Public Diplomacy: From Rhetoric to Strategy
10:45 am

Bruce W. Jentleson, Chair
Professor of Public Policy and Political Science
Duke University

Helle C. Dale
Foreign Affairs Specialist
Heritage Foundation

Ambassador David C. Litt
Executive Director, Center for Stabilization and Economic Reconstruction
Institute for Defense & Business

Keith Reinhard
President, Business for Diplomatic Action
and Chairman Emeritus
DDB Worldwide

Luncheon: “Meeting the Threat to the Homeland”
12:45 pm

Honorable Stewart A. Baker
Former Assistant Secretary for Policy
Department of Homeland Security

Panel VI: Rethinking the U.S. Relationship to the International Criminal Court
2:15 pm

Curtis A. Bradley, Chair
Richard A. Horvitz Professor of Law and Professor of Public Policy Studies, and Law School Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Duke University

John B. Bellinger III
Former Legal Adviser
U.S. Department of State

John Dugard
Chair, Public International Law
University of Leiden
and Visiting Professor of Law
Duke University

Tod Lindberg
Research Fellow and Editor, Policy Review
Hoover Institute, Stanford University

4:00 pm