Federalist Society 2012 National Security Symposium

By Benjamin Wittes
Thursday, April 19, 2012, 3:56 PM

Earlier this month, the Federalist Society held a symposium on national security in Washington at the D.C. office of Jones Day.

Video from the sessions is now available.

Here is panel #1--on detention, interrogation and trial of terrorist suspects. Panelists include yours truly, as well as

  • Prof. Nathan A. Sales, George Mason University School of Law
  • Charles D. “Cully” Stimson, former Deputy Assistant U.S. Secretary of Defense (Detainee Affairs) and Senior Legal Fellow, Heritage Foundation
  • Prof. Stephen I. Vladeck, American University Washington College of Law
  • Moderator: Prof. Glenn M. Sulmasy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Here is the luncheon address, by former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff: And here is panel #2--on cybersecurity and critical infrastructure. Panelists include:
  • Matthew J. Eggers, Senior Director, National Security and Emergency Preparedness, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Sharon Bradford Franklin, Senior Counsel, The Constitution Project
  • Jamil N. Jaffer, Senior Counsel, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
  • Michael Vatis, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP and former Director, FBI National Infrastructure Protection Center
  • Moderator: Vincent J. Vitkowsky, Adjunct Fellow, Center for Law and Counterterrorism