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At ABA Meeting, Legal Experts to Debate Options for Guantanamo Detainees

Issues in national security continue to be at the forefront of public policy debate as more legal questions are raised regarding how to shut down Guantanamo and options for handling detainees. On other national security fronts, cyber technologies have brought about new legal challenges in defending the United States against attack. These topics and more will be discussed as part of the _ Annual Meeting, July 30 – Aug. 4, in Chicago.

The following programs will be available in a podcast format online at: http://www.abanet.org/natsecurity/home.html

Obama’s Detainee Policies: Views from Inside and Out
July 31, 3:45 — 5:15 p.m., Columbus Hall CD, Gold Level, East Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago

National Security Threats in Cyberspace
Aug. 1, 8:30 –10:00 a.m., Water Tower, Bronze Level, West Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago

Careers in National Security
Aug. 1, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Purdue/Wisconsin, 6th Floor, Marriott Chicago

Online registration for news reporters is easier than ever.  Credential guidelines are at www.abanews.org/credentials.html.

With more than 400,000 members, the _ is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world.  As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

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