Join us for a very important program that seeks to better inform the public, lawyers, and national security practitioners about the respective concerns associated with the collection of foreign intelligence.
Using a panel discussion format, we intend to expand the dialogue on privacy, security and personal freedoms, addressing a rapidly changing threat environment where our adversaries are exploiting social media, risk detection is shifting from static to data content and how the rule of law and personal privacy cannot be forgotten in any debate.
Morning Session: Data Collection: Privacy vs. Safety and Security
Panel 1: How a National Security Investigation Begins
Panel 2: National Security: The Relevant Laws, Cases, Structure and Process Defined
Understand the organization of the Intelligence Community, the roles and responsibilities of the key players and the overlap between regulators and law enforcement. Hear about relevant laws, key cases and the applicability of the U.S. Constitutional amendments.
Panel 3: DATA (Big Data, Metadata)
What is the definition of data? What data is being collected? Why is it being collected and what is done with it?
Panel 4: Privacy: Expectation of Privacy; What is It?
What is the definition of privacy under the Constitution, state and federal laws? Has technology changed the way we think about privacy? Do generational differences affect the expectation of privacy?
Afternoon Session: The Role of the “Rule of Law” in Regulating Data Collection Activities
Panel 5: Snowden Disclosure and the Response by Intelligence Community, Media and Public
Gauging the reactions from the Intelligence Community, the media and the general public.
Panel 6: Balancing Counter-terrorism, National Security and Safety
Review the purpose of Foreign Intelligence Collection and whether a choice must be made between privacy and security.
Panel 7: Critique of the Current Application of Rule of Law
What are the current shortfalls and problems? Are there possible actions? What are the possible reforms?
Panel 8: Impact of Government Surveillance Programs on General Practice
Hear from practitioners about the impact of these issues on different practice areas – including federal practice, cyber law and civil rights.
Co-host: ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security
Program Chair: Mark Rosen, Adjunct Professor, Brooklyn Law School; John Jay College of Criminal Justice
William Banks, Professor of Law, Director, institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, Syracuse Law
David Cole, Hon George J. Mitchell Professor in Law and Public Policy, Georgetown Law
Laura Donohue, Professor of Law, Georgetown Law
Karen Greenberg, Director, Center on National Security, Fordham University School of Law
Michael Greenberger, Professor & Director, Center for Health and Homeland Security, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Deborah Pearlstein, Assistant Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Samuel Rascoff, Associate Professor of Law, Faculty Director, Center on Law and Security, NYU Law
Matthew Waxman, Liviu Librescu Professor of Law; Faculty Chair, Roger Hertog Program on Law and National Security, Columbia Law
Dr. Daniel Weitzner, Director of the MIT CSAIL Decentralized Information Group
Gene Policinski, COO Newseum Institute/Sr. VP First Amendment Center
Dana Priest, Investigative Reporter, Washington Post, John S. and James L. Knight Chair in Public Affairs Journalism, Philip Merrill College of Journalism
John Cronan, Assistant US Attorney, SDNY
Robert Litt, General Counsel, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Frank Pellegrino, FBI Agent
Gary Ross, Author, Who Watches the Watchmen? The Conflict Between National Security and Freedom of the Press Department of Homeland Security
Daniel Silver, Assistant US Attorney, EDNY
Austin Berglas, Former Assistant Special Agent in Charge, FBI Cyber Branch NY;Currently Sr. Managing Director and Head U.S. Cyber Investigations and Incident Response Practice, K2 Intelligence
Mitchell Silber, Executive Managing Director of the Threat Intelligence and Data Analytics Practice for the Americas, K2 Intelligence
Joseph Bambara, In House Counsel and VP of Technology Architecture, UCNY, Inc.
Josh Dratel, Chair, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers National Security Committee; Fellow, Center for National Security Fordham Law
Jethro Eisenstein, Profeta & Eisenstein
Steven Hyman, Partner, McLaughlin & Stern
Jameel Jaffer, Deputy Legal Director, ACLU and Director ACLU’s Center for Democracy
Barbara Moses, Visiting Clinical Professor, Civil Rights and Constitutional Litigation Clinic, Seton Hall Law; Counsel, Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
Harvey Rishikof, Chair, Advisory Committee, ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security
Ben Wizner, Director, ACLU Speech, Privacy & Technology Project