In late January, Daniel Klaidman reported that the administration was inclined to have Attorney General Holder give a major speech specifying additional details regarding the legal framework governing the use of lethal force against Anwar al-Awlaki. That time has now arrived. DOJ released a statement last week indicating that the AG will give a major address on national security at Northwestern Law (congrats to NW's new dean--and my former colleague--Dan Rodriguez for landing this rather big fish) at 3:30 central time this Monday (the 5th).
Once the text is available, we will certainly have a link to it, and commentary, here. In the meantime, if you are in the Chicago area tomorrow....here are the details regarding location and press inquiries:
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY AG
THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2012 (202) 514-2007
WWW.JUSTICE.GOV TTY (866) 544-5309
ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER TO SPEAK
ON NATIONAL SECURITY AT NORTHWESTERN LAW SCHOOL
WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder will deliver remarks at Northwestern Law School in Chicago on national security MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. EST/3:30 p.m. CST.
WHO: Attorney General Eric Holder
WHAT: Remarks on national security
WHEN: MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012
4:30 p.m. EST/
3:30 p.m. CST
WHERE: Northwestern Law School
375 E. Chicago Ave.
NOTE: All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials. For security purposes, media check-in and equipment setup must be completed by 2:15 p.m. CST for a 2:30 p.m. CST security sweep. Once the security sweep is completed, additional media equipment will NOT be permitted to enter and swept equipment will NOT be permitted to exit. Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Pat Vaughan Tremmel at 847-491-4892 or email@example.com.
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