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Scott L. Silliman

Prof. Scott L. Silliman remembers Prof. Robinson O. Everett

Prof. Scott L. Silliman is a Professor of the Practice of Law at Duke Law School and also holds an appointment as an adjunct professor of law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition, he served as Executive Director of the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security from its inception in 1993 until July of 2011, and now serves as its Director Emeritus. On November 10, 2011, President Obama nominated Professor Silliman to be a federal appellate judge on the United States Court of Military Commission Review, and the Senate confirmed him on June 21, 2012.

LENS Conference 2015 | Erwin Chemerinsky, Civil Liberties in the Age of Forever War

The 2015 LENS Conference, Law in the Age of 'Forever War', focuses on the legal issues that accompany warfare in a time when technology, relationships between nations, and the abilities of non-state actors to affect the international stage, are all changing rapidly. Speakers address some of the difficult issues that have come to define modern law as it relates to warfare: targeting, surveillance, home-grown terrorism, intelligence gathering in the digital age, ensuring human rights and civil liberties.

LENS Conference 2014: LAWshaping in National Security | Federal Courts & National Security

The federal judiciary plays an important role in shaping and answering emerging questions about national security law. This panel, moderated by LENS Director Emeritus Scott Silliman, a deputy chief judge in the U.S. Court of Military Commission Review, features three federal judges discussing the difficult national security issues heard in courts like theirs.

Understanding Boumediene

Jonathan Hafetz, a staff attorney with the New York Office of the ACLU National Security Project, joins Professor Scott Silliman to discuss the implications of the Boumediene v. Bush decision in which the Supreme Court held that detainees at Guantanamo have the right to challenge their detentions in federal court. Co-sponsored by the ACLU, ACS, the Federalist Society, and the National Security Law Society.

Recorded on October 01, 2008.

LENS Conference 2003: Confronting Iraq | The Legal Predicates

Recorded on April 10, 2003.

Panel titled: The Legal Predicates.

Conference title: Confronting Iraq: Legal & Policy Considerations (Law, Ethics and National Security Conference 2003)

Appearing: Scott Silliman (Duke University School of Law), chair; A. Mark Weisburd (University of North Carolina School of Law), Guy B. Roberts (Department of the Navy), Francoise Hampson (University of Essex, U.K.), Michael Byers (Duke University School of Law).

LENS Conference 2007: Confronting Terrorism Here and Abroad | Military Commissions

Panel presentations and discussion on military commissions.

Recorded on April 13, 2007.

Conference title: Confronting Terrorism Here and Abroad: Which Way Forward? (Law, Ethics and National Security Conference 2007)

Appearing: Scott L. Silliman (Duke University School of Law), moderator ; John D. Altenburg, Jr., MAJ GEN, US Army (Ret), Dwight H. Sullivan, Colonel, USMC, Morris D. Davis, Colonel, USAF and Richard Rosen (Texas Tech University School of Law), panelists.