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Former CIA, FBI Director and Georgetown Law Professor Highlight Annual Review of National Security Law

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 8, 2012 — William H. Webster, former director of the CIA and FBI, and Professor Neal Katyal, Georgetown Law, are two of the keynote speakers at the 22nd Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference Nov. 29-30 in Washington, D.C.

Other panelists and speakers include: Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia; Stephen Preston, general counsel, CIA; Robert Litt, general counsel, Office of the Director of National Intelligence; and Laurel Bellows, president of the ABA.

Panel discussions during the two-day conference will focus on the court’s role in national security law, intelligence law developments, emerging technologies, international law, the law of armed conflict and human rights.

The ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security, the Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia School of Law, the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security at Duke University School of Law, and the Center on National Security and the Law at Georgetown Law are sponsoring the conference.

What:
22nd Annual Review of the Field of
National Security Law Conference

When:
Thursday, Nov. 29, and
Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

Where:
Ritz Carlton Hotel
1150 22nd St. N.W.
Salons I and II, Ballroom Level
Washington, DC 20037

For a complete list of conference panels and speakers, please click here.

For media credentialing and access to the program, please contact Meredith Josef at .  This event is free and open to members of the press.

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