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Assistant Attorney General Will Speak On National Security Law Challenges

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 7, 2013 — Lisa Monaco, the assistant attorney general for national security, is the keynote speaker at a breakfast program sponsored by the _ Standing Committee on Law and National Security.

Monaco leads the Department of Justice’s National Security Division, which focuses on combating terrorism and other threats. The division also works to coordinate efforts between prosecutors, law enforcement agencies, intelligence attorneys and the intelligence community at large. In addition to her current position, Monaco has served as the chief of staff to FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, as counsel to Attorney General Janet Reno and as a federal prosecutor.

This program, which will focus on emerging issues and challenges in national security law, is free to members of the media.

What:
Emerging Issues and Challenges
in National Security Law

When:
Thursday, January 10, 2013
8 – 9 a.m.

Where:
The University Club
1135 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

For registration, please contact Meredith Josef at .

With nearly 400,000 members, the _ is one of the largest voluntary professional membership organizations 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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