Cybersecurity: Legislation

Audio of Recent ABA Standing Committee Conference

By Benjamin Wittes
Thursday, December 13, 2012, 5:53 AM

The American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Law and National Security has released audio recordings of its recent conference in Washington. Here they all are:

Day 1 - Thursday, November 29, 2012

Conference Overview and Welcome
Harvey Rishikof
Laurel Bellows

Panel I – Role of the Courts in National Security Law: Past, Present and Future
Moderator: William C. Banks
Discussants: Robert Chesney, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, Deborah Pearlstein and Judge James Robertson (Ret.)

Panel II – Intelligence Law Developments
Moderator: George Jameson
Discussants: Eliana Davidson, Chris Donesa, Christine Healey, Robert Litt and Stephen Preston

Luncheon Keynote Address – “How Today’s Cybersecurity Problems are Reshaping National Security Law”
Steven R. Chabinsky

Panel III – Emerging Technologies
Moderator: Viet Dinh
Discussants: David Cole, Lisa Monaco, Robert O’Harrow and Wyndee Parker

Dinner Keynote Address
The Honorable William H. Webster

Day 2 - Friday, November 30, 2012

Panel IV – National Security and International Law
Moderator: Robert F. Turner
Discussants: Jeremy Rabkin, Nicholas Rostow and Ruth Wedgwood

Panel V – The Law of Armed Conflict: Past, Present and Future
: The Honorable Scott L. Silliman
Discussants: Laurie Blank, David E. Graham, Hays Parks and Sean Watts

Luncheon Keynote Address – “Newfangled Checks on Executive Power”
Neal K. Katyal

Panel VI – Human Rights and National Security Law Issues
: Stephen I. Vladeck
Discussants: Col. Richard B. Jackson (Ret.), Martin S. Lederman, Neomi Rao and Hina Shamsi

Panel VII – Ethical Dilemmas Facing Lawyers Practicing National Security Law (Government and Private Practice)
: Maj. Gen. Charles J. Dunlap, Jr., USAF (Ret.)
Discussants: Judge James E. Baker and Kathleen Clark