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Readings: Haridimos Thravalos on Conspiracy and Military Commisions: The Extended Dance Version

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Monday, May 14, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Back in March, I posted a guest post by Haridimos Thravalos on the history of conspiracy prosecutions in military commissions. Thravalos’s post prompted responses from Steve and from Kevin Jon Heller; it showed up immediately in government briefs in Al Nashiri, and it was the subject of argument at the Al Nashiri motions hearing in April. . . .
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Harvard National Security Journal Symposium on Covert Action

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Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 8:31 AM

Congratulations to the Harvard National Security Journal for a fruitful conference yesterday on the covert action and the law.  It was an intensive seminar all day long on the domestic and international law issues surrounding all things covert, and special attention to cyber in the opening sessions.  The Washington Post’s Dana Priest closed out the . . .
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John Brennan’s Remarks at HLS-Brookings Conference

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Friday, September 16, 2011 at 6:34 PM

Here is the prepared text, released by the White House, of John Brennan’s speech at the Harvard Law School-Brookings conference now under way in Cambridge. I will post video, including of the very interesting Q&A, as soon as I can: Remarks of John O. Brennan – As Prepared for Delivery Assistant to the President for . . .
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Liveblogging Session 1 – Opening Remarks and Panel 1: “What Can and Cannot Be Learned From the ‘War on Terrorism’ For Other Threats?”

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Friday, September 16, 2011 at 1:58 PM

With a few moments to go before the HLS-Brookings Program on Law & Security’s inaugural event begins, I wanted to briefly introduce myself to the Lawfare community.  As Ben mentioned in an earlier post, I’m Keith Gerver, a recent graduate of Harvard Law School and former co-editor-in-chief of Lawfare’s sister publication, the Harvard National Security . . .
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Steven Bradbury on Cybersecurity

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Monday, April 18, 2011 at 12:02 PM

The Harvard National Security Journal has just posted a very interesting essay by Steven Bradbury entitled The Developing Legal Framework for Defensive and Offensive Cyber Operations. (Steve was my successor in running the Office of Legal Counsel for the last four and a half years of the Bush administration.)  Steve says he is “not a . . .
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Video of Last Week’s Detention Event at Harvard

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Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 4:03 PM

The Harvard people have kindly put up a video of the National Security and Law Association/National Security Journal event from 4 February. The event was called “Understanding Detention and Predicting Prosecutions: Legal Challenges and Legislative Options Ten Years After 9/11,” and the agenda from the symposium is here. View the video here. QuickTime is the . . .
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Event Today: Understanding Detention and Predicting Prosecutions

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Friday, February 4, 2011 at 8:56 AM

  Harvard Law School’s National Security Journal and National Security and Law Association are co-hosting a great event today up in snowy Cambridge. Bobby, Ben, and Jack will be joining a host of other scholars to discuss terrorism-related detentions and prosecutions ten years after 9/11.  A live video stream will be available here when the . . .
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I Almost Never Write Law Review Articles…

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 8:03 PM

…but I make very occasional exceptions, one of which has just been published. I wrote this lengthy article in the Harvard National Security Journal with a remarkable law student named Adam Klein (about whose other work I wrote last month). The article, entitled “Preventive Detention in American Theory and Practice,” is an attempt to answer a . . .
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When Does the War on Terror End?

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Monday, December 6, 2010 at 10:42 PM

I met Adam Klein, then a first year law student, sometime back, when his professor, Matthew Waxman, sent him my way. Matt had suggested that Adam work with me for his 1L summer and told me he was exceptional–which turned out to be very true. We ended up writing a long article together–forthcoming imminently in . . .
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