On Monday at 3:00pm ET, Lawfare Live will host a 90-minute discussion with David Kris, former assistant attorney general for the National Security Division, about how future administrations should think about U.S. national security priorities.
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Join us on Tuesday, June 9, at 11:00am ET for a 90-minute career panel webinar and Q&A with Lawfare’s senior team.
On Thursday, April 30, at 11:00 a.m. ET, join Lawfare Editor in Chief Benjamin Wittes for a discussion with Jack Goldsmith and Andrew Keane Woods on their recent essay on internet speech and surveillance.
This Friday, Mar. 27th, at 2:00 pm ET, join Lawfare for a live Zoom webinar on how the COVID-19 crisis may change the field of national security, co-sponsored by the National Security Law Society at the Georgetown University Law Center.
The Federal Government’s Legal Authorities in a Public Health Crisis: A Q&A with Benjamin Wittes and Steve Vladeck
Lawfare Editor in Chief Benjamin Wittes talked with Steve Vladeck, professor of law at the University of Texas School of Law, for a 90 minute live Zoom webinar on Monday, March 23 at 8:30 p.m ET.
Back in February, we joined forces in this post to draw attention to the wide array of dangers to individuals and to society posed by advances in “deepfake” technology (that is, the capacity to alter audio or video to make it appear, falsely, that a real person said or did something). The post generated a considerable amount of discussion, which was great, but we understood we had barely scratched the surface of the issue.
The next in our series of book soirees at the Hoover Institution will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on May 14, when Lawfare’s Benjamin Wittes will interview Amanda Tyler about her new book, “Habeas Corpus in Wartime: From the Tower of London to Guantanamo Bay.”
On the evening of Thursday, April 6th, please join us for the 2017 Triple Entente Beer Summit—the third iteration of what is now an Annual National Security State Affair.
Next Wednesday, May 11, Brookings is holding an online event to release a pair of papers on which I and a team of Lawfare folks have spent a great deal of time over the last several months. The subject is a new form of sex crime, colloquially called "sextortion," in which a perpetrator threatens a victim online (generally with the release of compromising photos) if the victim does not produce pornography for him.
At the last Hoover Book Soiree—and if you have not attended one yet, you really should—Charlie Savage, New York Times national security reporter and author of the newly released book Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency, sat down with Lawfare’s Ja