On September 23, Harvard Law School will host a one-day conference on leaders who capitalize on anti-elite sentiment to win office but once elected, appear interested primarily in enriching themselves and their close allies.
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As Lawfare readers are likely aware, two important events will be taking place at 2:30pm Eastern time this afternoon: first, a hearing by the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism featuring much-anticipated testimony by former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper; and second, oral argument in International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump, a travel ban case before the U.S.
Lawfare is liveblogging FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee this morning.
Today, the Brookings Institution is hosting a forum on President Trump's first 100 days in office. The first panel discussion, on national security issues, will feature Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey along with Leon Wieseltier in a conversation moderated by Shane Harris of the Wall Street Journal. A livestream of the event is available below.
Video of a conference on Foreign Interference with Democratic Institutions hosted the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL), University of Pennsylvania Law School.
The 19th Annual Grotius Lecture at the ASIL Annual Meeting: Civil War Time from Grotius to the Global War on Terror
The American Society of International Law Annual Meeting's 19th Grotius Lecture will be delivered by Harvard University's David Armitage, author of the acclaimed new book, Civil Wars: A History in Ideas. The Distinguished Discussant will be Emory University's (and Lawfare book review editor) Mary Dudziak. Open to the public, free of charge on Wednesday, April 12, in Washington DC
A livestream of today's UT Austin symposium on "Intelligence in Defense of the Homeland," featuring a keynote address by FBI Director James Comey.
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.
Event Announcement: The Role of Congress in Protecting Liberal Democracy: A Conversation with Rep. Adam Schiff of the House Intelligence Committee
On Tuesday, March 21st, Lawfare and the Brookings Institution will host Representative Adam Schiff, ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, for an address on the role of Congress in protecting liberal democracy.
The Hoover Institution has made available video of the event we did at Hoover's DC office with the folks at Intel Security. It was a terrific event, of which we'll be featuring excerpts on this week's Lawfare Podcast. But for those who want to see the whole thing, here are all three sessions.