2014-2015 Events (list and details will be updated as events are finalized)

  • Wednesday, October 1, 12-1 pm at WCC Milstein East C-“Views from Washington” event featuring Matthew Olsen, former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center. Lunch provided.
  • Friday, October 10, 2-3 pm at WCC 2004-National Security and Cyberthreats: A Conversation with John Carlin, Assistant Attorney General for National Security. Join AAG Carlin, together with moderator Jonathan Zittrain, for a conversation about significant national security cyber issues and the legal tools available in the United States to address them. Mr. Carlin will share his expertise and field questions from the audience. Light refreshments provided.
  • Tuesday, October 21, 12-1 pm at WCC 1023-“The Prospect for Regulation of Economic Intelligence” with Joel Brenner. Mr. Brenner was Senior Counsel at the National Security Agency. From 2006 until mid-2009, he was the head of U.S. counterintelligence under the Director of National Intelligence. From 2002 – 2006, Mr. Brenner was NSA’s Inspector General, responsible for that agency’s top-secret internal audits and investigations. He has also served as a prosecutor in the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division and has extensive trial and arbitration experience in private practice. Lunch provided.
  • Tuesday, November 11, 12-1 pm at WCC 2009-“The legal challenges of asymmetrical warfare between democracies and non-state actors” with Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Eran Shamir Borer, Head of the Strategic Affairs Branch of the International Law Department of the Israel Defense Forces. The event will delve into the challenges for western democracies when prosecuting asymmetrical warfare against non-state actors. Lunch provided.
  • Tuesday, November 11, 3-4:30 pm at WCC 1015 (with a reception in the WCC pub from 4:30-5:30): “What are the Harms of Surveillance?” a conversation with Chief Judge Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit, Alex Abdo from the ACLU, and Joel Brenner, former Senior Counsel at the NSA. Moderated by Jonathan Zittrain.
  • Wednesday, November 19, 12-1 pm-book talk with Professor Michael Glennon, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, on the subject of his upcoming book National Security and Double Government. Following Professor Glennon’s remarks, Professor Stephen Walt from the Harvard Kennedy School will respond with his thoughts on the subject. Lunch provided.

Additionally, to see upcoming events at Harvard Law School—including any events that NSLA is sponsoring this week—check out the Harvard Law School Events Calendar.


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