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Predicting the Future of Security with National Security Law Today

9/20/2018
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The articles and links for this episode are: The 28th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference https://shop.americanbar.org/ebus/ABAEventsCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?productId=338390074 Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing on Foreign Influence and Social Media https://www.c-span.org/video/?450990-1/foreign-influence-social-media Report of the Attorney General’s Cyber Digital Task Force https://www.justice.gov/ag/page/file/1076696/download Reality Winner was sentenced...

Duration:00:23:56

Attack on Our Institutions of Democracy LIVE at the ABA Annual Meeting

9/13/2018
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The black letter law and articles on this topic are: DNI report on Russian threats: Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent U.S. Elections http://icontherecord.tumblr.com/post/155494946443/odni-statement-on-declassified-intelligence The Justice Department Indictment of thirteen Russian individuals for political interference https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/grand-jury-indicts-thirteen-russian-individuals-and-three-russian-companies-scheme-interfere The Hamilton 68 bot tracking...

Duration:00:51:47

Touring the Arctic with Lindsay Rodman

9/6/2018
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The black letter law and articles discussed in this episode are: Maersk using a polar shipping route https://www.npr.org/2018/08/22/640679831/worlds-largest-shipping-company-heads-into-arctic-as-global-warming-opens-the-wa?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr The Antarctic Treaty https://www.state.gov/t/avc/trty/193967.htm UN Convention on the Law of the Sea http://www.un.org/depts/los/convention_agreements/convention_overview_convention.htm NASA data on summer ice melt...

Duration:00:34:25

How do we get to sustainable cybersecurity? Part 2 with Megan Stifel

8/30/2018
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The black letter law and articles discussed in this episode are: “Securing the Modern Economy: Transforming Cybersecurity Through Sustainability.” https://www.publicknowledge.org/assets/uploads/documents/Securing_the_Modern_Economy--Transforming_Cybersecurity_Through_Sustainability_FINAL_4.18.18_PK.pdf The Office of Technology Assessment https://www.princeton.edu/~ota/ Attorney General’s Cyber Digital Task Force Report https://www.justice.gov/ag/page/file/1076696/download Deputy Attorney...

Duration:00:28:04

How do we get to sustainable cybersecurity? Part 1 with Megan Stifel

8/23/2018
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The black letter law and articles discussed in this episode are: “Securing the Modern Economy: Transforming Cybersecurity Through Sustainability.” https://www.publicknowledge.org/assets/uploads/documents/Securing_the_Modern_Economy--Transforming_Cybersecurity_Through_Sustainability_FINAL_4.18.18_PK.pdf Director of National Intelligence’s Worldwide Threat Assessment. February 2018 https://www.dni.gov/files/documents/Newsroom/Testimonies/2018-ATA---Unclassified-SSCI.pdf Major cyber breaches...

Duration:00:35:40

Human Rights are a National Security Concern Part 2 with Elisa Massimino

8/16/2018
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The black letter law and articles in this episode are: United nations General Assembly, Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment of Punishment, G.A. Res. 39/46, December 10, 1984, https://www.ohchr.org/en/professionalinterest/pages/cat.aspx Torture Victim Protection Act 0f 1991, Pub. L. no. 102-256, 106 Stat. 73, (codified as amended in 28 U.S.C. § 1350, https://www.congress.gov/bill/102nd-congress/house-bill/2092/text George Tenant, At the Center of the...

Duration:00:25:56

Human Rights are a National Security Concern Part 1 with Elisa Massimino

8/9/2018
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The black letter law and articles in this episode are: United Nations General Assembly, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, December 10, 1948, http://www.un.org/en/universal-declaration-human-rights/ United Nations General Assembly, International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, G.A. Res 2106, December 21, 1965, https://www.ohchr.org/en/professionalinterest/pages/cerd.aspx United Nations General Assembly, Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of...

Duration:00:22:45

President Carter: The White House Years LIVE with Stuart Eizenstat

8/2/2018
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Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat is Senior Counsel at Covington & Burling. https://www.cov.com/en/professionals/e/stuart-eizenstat His book President Carter: The White House Years is available online https://www.amazon.com/President-Carter-White-House-Years/dp/1250104556 For readings from the panel Attacks on the Institutions of Democracy at the ABA Annual Meeting, visit ambar.org/democraticattacks

Duration:00:38:02

Protecting Democratic Institutions Part 2 with Suzanne Spaulding and Elizabeth Rinskopf Parker

7/26/2018
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The black letter law and articles on this topic: Countering Adversary Threats to Democratic Institutions https://www.csis.org/analysis/countering-adversary-threats-democratic-institutions “Don’t Overlook the Kremlin’s Threats to Our Courts” Suzanne Spaulding in the Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dont-overlook-the-kremlins-threats-to-our-courts/2017/10/30/f1e656aa-bd8e-11e7-959c-fe2b598d8c00_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.3f66ceb72ff0 Twin Falls Idaho case...

Duration:00:23:54

Protecting Democratic Institutions Part 1 with Suzanne Spaulding and Elizabeth Rindksopf Parker

7/19/2018
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The black letter law and articles on this topic: Countering Adversary Threats to Democratic Institutions https://www.csis.org/analysis/countering-adversary-threats-democratic-institutions “Don’t Overlook the Kremlin’s Threats to Our Courts” Suzanne Spaulding in the Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dont-overlook-the-kremlins-threats-to-our-courts/2017/10/30/f1e656aa-bd8e-11e7-959c-fe2b598d8c00_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.3f66ceb72ff0 The 2016 “Lisa Case”...

Duration:00:22:06

Becoming a National Security Entrepreneur with Francis Hoang

7/12/2018
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The black letter law and articles in this episode: Frances Hoang’s op-ed “An Immigrant’s Tale” (Wall Street Journal) https://www.wsj.com/articles/an-immigrants-tale-from-saigon-in-75-to-american-entrepreneur-1429743611 Department of Justice announced denaturalization proceedings against a man convicted of terrorism offenses https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-files-denaturalization-lawsuit-against-chicago-man-convicted-providing The American evacuation of Saigon in 1975...

Duration:00:22:32

The Internet of Things and Supply Chains LIVE with Joyce Corell

7/5/2018
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The black letter law and articles discussed in this episode: Apple’s Supplier Responsibility 2018 Progress Report https://www.apple.com/supplier-responsibility/pdf/Apple_SR_2018_Progress_Report.pdf House Energy and Commerce Hearing on Telecommunications, Global Competitiveness and National Security (May 16, 2018) https://energycommerce.house.gov/hearings/telecommunications-global-competitiveness-and-national-security/ House Energy and Commerce Hearing on the Internet of Things, Manufacturing...

Duration:00:36:43

From National Security to the ABA with Jack Rives

6/28/2018
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The black letter law and articles on this topic: Jack Rives’s testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee (August 2, 2006) as TJAG https://www.judiciary.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/rives_testimony_08_02_06.pdf Declassified memos from military lawyers, including Jack Rives, criticized interrogations techniques https://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/28/politics/militarys-opposition-to-harsh-interrogation-is-outlined.html Military Commissions Act of 2006...

Duration:00:30:27

What is US cybersecurity policy without a cyber coordinator? with Paul Rosenzweig

6/21/2018
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The black letter law and articles discussed in this episode: John Bolton gets rid of the “cyber czar” position in the NSC on Lawfare https://www.lawfareblog.com/boltons-magnificent-idea-nix-white-house-cyber-czar Cyber czar removal article on Ars Technica https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/05/trump-closes-job-opening-for-cyber-czar-raising-protests-from-congress/ Senator King and Senator Lankford question the intelligence community on cyber preparedness...

Duration:00:31:13

The Case for Federal Laws on Domestic Terrorism with Mary McCord

6/14/2018
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Mary McCord in Foreign Policy “The Law Should Treat Domestic Terror as the Equivalent of International Terror” http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/08/22/the-law-should-treat-domestic-terror-as-the-equivalent-of-international-terror/ Terrorism Definitions https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2331 Material Support Statute(s) https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2339A https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2339B List of Foreign Terrorist Organizations...

Duration:00:33:23

An Overview of Government Oversight Part II with Mieke Eoyang

6/7/2018
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The black letter law and articles in this episode are: Mieke Eoyang in Politico: “How the House Intel Committee Broke Bad” https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/02/20/house-intel-committee-oversight-217033 Mieke Eoyang at the Hoover Center “Beyond Privacy and Security” https://www.hoover.org/research/beyond-privacy-security-role-telecommunications-industry-electronic-surveillance-0 State Secret Privilege from U.S. v Reynold 345 US 1 (1953) https://www.oyez.org/cases/1940-1955/345us1...

Duration:00:26:54

An Overview of Government Oversight with Mieke Eoyang

5/31/2018
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The black letter law and articles in this episode are: Mieke Eoyang in Politico: “How the House Intel Committee Broke Bad” https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/02/20/house-intel-committee-oversight-217033 Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, 1975-76 (Church Committee Reports): https://www.intelligence.senate.gov/resources/intelligence-related-commissions House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Report, 1976 (Pike...

Duration:00:27:43

Threats, Norms and Cyber Mercenaries with Tim Maurer

5/24/2018
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The black letter law and articles in this episode are: Cyber Mercenaries: The State, Hackers, and Power https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/cyber-mercenaries/B685B7555E1C52FBE5DFE6F6594A1C00 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1030 https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/1030 U.S.-China Cyber Agreement (October 16, 2015) https://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/IN10376.pdf Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare http://csef.ru/media/articles/3990/3990.pdf Tallinn...

Duration:00:35:04

The Future of Digital Intelligence LIVE from the Lawyer Jurga

5/17/2018
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The panelists’ recommended articles are: The Fourth Amendment in the Information Age, Robert S. Litt, 126 Yale L.J. Forum 8 (2016). U.S. Commitment to the Privacy Shield Remains Strong, Robert S. Litt, Lawfare, (June 15, 2017). The New Intelligence Sharing Procedures Are Not About Law Enforcement, Robert S. Litt, Just Security, (Mar. 30, 2016). A Way Forward on Section 702 Queries, Elizabeth Goitein & Robert S. Litt, Just Security, (Feb. 20, 2018). Illuminating a New Domain: The Role and...

Duration:00:24:46

Company Man Part II with John Rizzo

5/10/2018
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The black letter law and articles discussed in this episode: Redacted CIA cables on the existence and destruction of the tapes https://www.aclu.org/files/assets/cia_release20100415_p10-18.pdf CIA acknowledged destruction of tapes in court filing https://www.aclu.org/legal-document/letter-judge-hellerstein-acknowledging-destroyed-cia-interrogation-tapes?redirect=cpredirect/38869 Justice Department closed criminal investigation into Jose Rodriguez...

Duration:00:18:22