2015 | Law in the Age of "Forever War"

Event Title

Keynote Speech: Civil Liberties in the Age of Forever War

Location

Duke Law School, Room 3041

Start Date

27-2-2015 11:45 AM

End Date

27-2-2015 12:45 PM

Description

The 2015 LENS Conference, Law in the Age of 'Forever War', focuses on the legal issues that accompany warfare in a time when technology, relationships between nations, and the abilities of non-state actors to affect the international stage, are all changing rapidly. Speakers address some of the difficult issues that have come to define modern law as it relates to warfare: targeting, surveillance, home-grown terrorism, intelligence gathering in the digital age, ensuring human rights and civil liberties.

Introduction: Professor Scott Silliman, Judge, US Court of Military Commission Review; and Director Emeritus, LENS

Speaker: Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, and Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law, UC Irvine School of Law

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Feb 27th, 11:45 AM Feb 27th, 12:45 PM

Keynote Speech: Civil Liberties in the Age of Forever War

Duke Law School, Room 3041

The 2015 LENS Conference, Law in the Age of 'Forever War', focuses on the legal issues that accompany warfare in a time when technology, relationships between nations, and the abilities of non-state actors to affect the international stage, are all changing rapidly. Speakers address some of the difficult issues that have come to define modern law as it relates to warfare: targeting, surveillance, home-grown terrorism, intelligence gathering in the digital age, ensuring human rights and civil liberties.

Introduction: Professor Scott Silliman, Judge, US Court of Military Commission Review; and Director Emeritus, LENS

Speaker: Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, and Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law, UC Irvine School of Law