LENS Events

Upcoming Events

  • October 30:  LENS will co-sponsor with Duke University’s American Grand Strategy program and the NC consortium Intelligence Community-Centers of Academic Excellence (IC-CAE), a lecture by Rep Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.  The presentation is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. in Penn Pavilion.

  • November 1: Professor Dunlap will participate in a discussion entitled “What to do about North Korea?” sponsored by the Federalist Society at 12:30 PM in Room 4043 of the Law School.

  • November 9:  Maj. Gen. Dunlap, USAF (Ret.) will preside over the retirement ceremony of Colonel Kate Oler, USAF, in Washington, D.C.

  • November 15: Professor Dunlap will participate in a panel discussion on the topic of “Cyber and International Law” at the University of Virginia Law School, Charlottesville, VA.

  • November 16:  Professor Dunlap will serve on the Law of Armed Conflict panel at the ABA’s Standing Committee on Law and National Security 27th Annual Review of the Field of Law and National Security Conference at the Capitol Hilton, Washington, DC.

  • November 17:  Professor Dunlap will participate in a workshop sponsored by Georgetown University’s Law Center’s Center on National Security and the Law  and Human Rights First examining Ken Watkin’s new book, Fighting at the Legal Boundaries: Controlling the Use of Force in Contemporary Conflict.
     

  • January 18:  Professor Dunlap will address the Treyburn Forum on current topics in national security.

  • February 23-24 2018:  LENS will host its annual national and international security law conference.

Past Events: 2017

  • October 6-7:  Professor Dunlap will participate in a panel discussion of Just War Theory at the University of San Diego, San Diego, CA.

  • September 27:  Professor Dunlap will attend the board meeting for the Center for a New American Security in Washington, DC.

  • September 26:  Professor Dunlap will serve as a moot court judge for the 2017 Duke Jessup Cup finals at the Law School.

  • September 25:  LENS will host a luncheon for Ms. Avril Haines, who served as Deputy National Security Advisor for the Obama Administration.

  • September 14:  Professor Dunlap will make a presentation on "Lawfare Challenges and Opportunities: China, Russia, and More" to the National Security Council as part of the their “Winning Without War Series” at the EEOB, Washington, DC.

  • September 14:  Professor Dunlap will attend the “Cyber Warfare in the Maritime Domain” event sponsored by the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC.

  • September 5: Professor Dunlap will give the keynote speech to the German Army Flag Officer Exercise 2017 in Szczecin, Poland.

  • August 10: Professor Dunlap will participate on a panel entitled “GTMO: What Next?”, co-sponsored by the New York City Bar's Military Affairs Committee and the ABA's Standing Committee on Law and National Security. The panel will take place from 12:30 – 2 p.m. in the Madison Room, 2nd floor, Hilton Midtown, NY, NY.

  • July 19-22: Professor Dunlap will attend the Aspen Security Forum, Aspen, CO.

  • June 28: Professor Dunlap will attend the Center for a New American Security Annual Conference, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC. 

  • June 9: Professor Dunlap will teach classes on "Lawfare" and on "Civil-Military Relations" at the 25th National Security Law Institute at the University of Virginia Law School, Charlottesville, VA.

  • May 23: Professor Dunlap will participate on a “Military and Politics” panel at a conference entitled “Command Climate: Civil-Military Relations in Policy, Politics, and Public” hosted by the Center for Strategic & International Studies, Wash., DC.

  • May 14: Professor Dunlap will serve as the Law School Faculty Marshal for the Duke University commencement ceremony.

  • May 12:  Maj. Gen. Dunlap will conduct a promotion ceremony for 2nd Lieutenants Pam K. Bhullar and Morgan Hardy of the Duke University School of Medicine at 1400 in the Trent Semans Center for Health Education, Duke University, Durham, NC.

  • April 21-22:  Professor Dunlap will participate in a conference entitled “Critical, Historical, and Comparative Perspective on International Humanitarian Law,” to be held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI.

  • April 14:  Prof. Dunlap will participate on a panel at the American Society of International Law (ASIL) entitled "Bombing Terrorist Revenue: Legitimate Military Strategy or War Crime of Attacking Civilian Objects” to take place between 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Friday morning in Regency A of the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill during the ASIL annual Conference.

  • April 8: Professor Dunlap will participate in a session on cybersecurity presented as part of Reunion Weekend at the Law School.

  • April 4:  Professor Dunlap will participate on a panel entitled "Cyber-Attacks: Understanding the International Threat” at the Incident Response Forum 2017 to be held at the Mayflower Hotel, in Wash. D.C.

  • March 7:  The Center will host LTG Flora Darpino, the Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army at a luncheon at the Washington Duke at 12:30 pm.  Students interested in attending should contact Professor Dunlap, dunlap@law.duke.edu

     

  • February 24-25: The annual springs LENS Conference on Cyber, Security & Surveillance: Truth & Consequences will be held on February 24-25, 2017 at Duke Law School. Agenda and registration information can be found at https://law.duke.edu/lens/conference/2017/ and for further information, please contact Victoria Zellefrow at lensmailbox@law.duke.edu.

  • February 24-25: Annual LENS Conference

  • February 23: Professor George Lucas will speak about his new book, Ethics and Cyber Warfare: The Quest for Responsible Security in the Age of Digital Warfare at 12:30 pm in Room 3041.  The public is invited, and pizza will be served.  No registration required

  • February 2: Professor Dunlap will moderate a panel entitled “Practicing Law on the Front Lines: An Evening with Senior Military Lawyers” at the ABA Mid-Year Meeting in Miami, FL.

  • February 1: The National Security Law Society will present a panel with three Covington and Burling attorneys who will discuss their career path, as well as what it means to practice national security law.  It will take place at 12:30 PM in Room 4045 of the Law School 4045.

  • January 27:  Professor Dunlap will participate in the Connecticut Law Review’s 2017 symposium, entitled “Our Information Society: Security v. Surveillance” in Hartford, CT.

  • January 14:  Professor Dunlap addresses the Carolina Meadows “University” on current issues of national security law

 

Prof. Charles Dunlap at Duke University meeting with former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice with center director Prof. Charles Dunlap, Jr. and members of the Duke community.

 

Maj. Gen. Dunlap awarded Judge Advocate Specialty badges to two former students, First Lieutenants Chris Pilch and Greg Speirs upon their graduation from the U.S. Air Force's Judge Advocate Staff Officers' Course.

On April 24th 2015, Maj. Gen. Dunlap awarded Judge Advocate Specialty badges to two former students, First Lieutenants Chris Pilch and Greg Speirs upon their graduation from the U.S. Air Force's Judge Advocate Staff Officers' Course.