- On September 17, 2015, the Center and the Constitution Project will co-sponsor Too Many Secrets? Transparency and Accountability in the Post-9/11 National Security State, in honor of Constitution Day. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist James Risen of the New York Times will be awarded The Constitution Project's Constitutional Commentary award for his book Pay Any Price and his national security reporting. As part of this annual event, we will hold a panel discussion on the themes raised in Risen's book, including oversight, transparency, secrecy, and spending in the war on terrorism. In addition to James Risen, panelists will include Steven Aftergood, Director of the FAS Project on Government Secrecy, Laura Donohue, Professor of Law and Director of the Georgetown Center on National Security and the Law, and other experts.
- On October 20, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Georgetown Law will host a National Security Career Fair, giving students from all local law schools the opportunity to ask questions and gather information from government agencies, non-profits, and the private sector. The fair is cosponsored by: the Georgetown Center on National Security and the Law, the Georgetown National Security Law Society, the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security, theGeorge Washington Law Office of Professional Development & Career Strategy, the National Security Law Journal at George Mason University School of Law, and the National Security Law Brief at American University Washington College of Law.
- In November, the Center and Georgetown’s Office of Public Interest and Community Service will host the annual Security Clearances Workshop, where students have the opportunity to learn about the security clearance application process, as well as ask questions of representatives from the Department of Justice, the Department of State, the Department of Defense, and the Central Intelligence Agency. (This event is for members of the GULC community only.)
- On November 3, 2015, at 3:30 p.m., the Center on National Security and the Law and the Center on the Study of the Legal Profession will host a book event in honor of Georgetown Professor Nancy Sherman’s new book AFTERWAR. Professor Sherman’s book explores the moral and philosophical complexities of homecomings for modern veterans, the largest reintegration of service members back into society since Vietnam. The book has been called “urgently necessary” by National Book Award winner Phil Klay.
- On November 6-7, 2015, the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security will host the 25th Annual Review of the Field of National Security. The event is co-sponsored by the Georgetown Center on National Security and the Law, the Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia School of Law; and the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security at Duke University School of Law.