Upcoming Events


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Women in National Security Law-U.S. Cyber Security: A Shared Responsibility

September 29, noon-2pm, Caplin Pavilion, University of Virginia School of Law.

This panel of successful women national security lawyers will include M. Tia Johnson LL.M. '02, the assistant secretary for legislative affairs at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Angeline Chen, vice president, general counsel, and chief compliance officer-Siemens Government Technologies Inc.; and Lt. Commander Elizabeth O’Connor of the Information Assurance Security Division, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. National Security Agency. The focus of the panel will be defining the manner in which the responsibilities for U.S. cybersecurity are shared. The panelists will also speak to how they have become involved in this unique aspect of national security. This talk is open to faculty, students and the public

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Pursuing a Career in International Law - A Talk with the American Society of International Law

October 4, 11:30am-1:00pm, Room 101 Withers Brown Hall, University of Virginia School of Law.

Wes Rist, Director of Education and Research at the American Society of International Law (ASIL), will be speaking about pursuing an international law career in the current legal market. Mr. Rist's talk will include a robust discussion of the international law field, job searching and resume prep skills, practical steps that students can take to prepare for the job search, and questions from students.

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How the NSA Meets the Challenges of Today

November 10, 2016, noon-2pm, Caplin Pavilion, University of Virginia School of Law.

Glenn Gerstell, general counsel for the National Security Agency, will discuss current challenges in national security, life in the general counsel’s office and careers in national security law.

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ABA 26th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law

November 14-15, 2016, Capital Hilton, Washington, DC. ~ Program coming soon~. Registion is now available at the ABA website. Director Moore will moderate the panel "The National Security Process and Structure".

Venue: TBA

Co-Sponsors: The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security; Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia School of Law; Center on Law, Ethics and National Security, Duke University School of Law; and the Center on National Security and the Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Join us in the Annual Review Conference’s 26th year as we address the most pertinent issues facing national security law practitioners today!

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A Region in Conflict: The Operational Domain of ISIS

This day-long conference, co-sponsored by CNSL and the Daniel Morgan Academy, will take place on Thursday, March 2, 2017, in Caplin Auditorium, University of Virginia Law School. This conference will examine the religious, political and legal issues associated with ISIS in the Middle East. Program coming soon.

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The 25th National Security Law Institute

June 4-16, 2017, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Sponsored by the Center for National Security Law, University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, VA

Further information

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