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LENS Conference - Fall 1999 - National Security Law in a Changing World: the Ninth Annual Review of the Field

Co-Sponsored by the
American Bar Association
Standing Committee on Law and National Security,
the
Center for National Security Law
University of Virginia School of Law
and the
Center on Law, Ethics and National Security 
Duke University School of Law

October 28-29, 1999

Hotel Washington
15th and Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, D.C.

Thursday, October 28, 1999

8:00 am Registration And Continental Breakfast

8:30 am Welcoming Remarks

Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker
Chair
ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security

9:00 am PANEL I - Round Table Discussion: Survey Of New Developments In National Security Law: Executive Branch Perspectives

Moderator: Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker

Panelists: 

Michael J. Matheson
Principal Deputy Legal Adviser
Department of State

The Honorable Robert M. McNamara, Jr.
General Counsel 
Central Intelligence Agency

The Honorable Judith A. Miller
General Counsel
Department of Defense

Captain Michael F. Lohr, USN
Legal Counsel to the Chairman
Joint Chiefs of Staff

10:45 am PANEL II - Round Table Discussion: Survey Of New Developments In National Security Law: Views From The Hill

Moderator: Edwin D. Williamson
Member, Advisory Committee, ABA Standing Committee on Law
and National Security and former Legal Adviser
Department of State

Panelists: Daniel J. Gallington
General Counsel
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Patricia A. McNerney
Associate Counsel
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Patrick B. Murray
Chief Counsel
House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Stephen G. Rademaker
Chief Counsel
House Committee on International Relations

Scott W. Stucky
General Counsel
Senate Committee on Armed Services

12:30 pm Luncheon

Speaker: The Honorable Christopher Hill
Special Assistant to the President and Senior
Director for Southeastern Europe, 
National Security Council, and former Ambassador to Macedonia

2:30 pm PANEL III - The International Criminal Court: Which Way From Here?

Moderator: Paul Schott Stevens
Immediate Past Chairman
Standing Committee on Law and National Security

Panelists: John T. Holmes
Counselor, Legal Affairs 
Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations

Alfred P. Rubin
Distinguished Professor of International Law
The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Tufts University

Michael P. Scharf
Professor of Law
New England School of Law

Thomas S. Warrick
Deputy to the Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues
Department of State

6:30 pm Reception/Dinner 
(The Club at Franklin Square, 1300 I Street, NW, Lobby Level) 

"Drugs Democracy and Development: Three challenges for Latin America"
Speaker: The Honorable Anthony C.E. Quainton
President and CEO, National Policy Association and former
Ambassador to Peru, Kuwai, Nicaragua, and the Central African Empire

Friday, October 29, 1999

8:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:30 am PANEL IV - Fifty Years of Military Justice: Does The Uniform Code of Military Justice Need To Be Changed?

Moderator: Robinson O. Everett
Founder
Center on Law, Ethics and National Security
Duke University School of Law and Member, Advisory Committee,
ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security

Panelists: The Honorable Walter T. Cox III
Former Chief Judge
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

Eugene R. Fidell
President
National Institute of Military Justice

Major General William A. Moorman, USAF
The Judge Advocate General 
United States Air Force

10:15 am PANEL V - Homeland Defense: How Do We Organize Effectively?

Moderator: Ann C. Petersen
Member, ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security

Panelists: Stephen M. Duncan
President and CEO, Southeastern Computer 
Consultants, Inc., and Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University

Lisa Gordon-Hagerty
Director, Weapons of Mass Destruction and Preparedness
National Security Council

Daniel B. Poneman
Former Assistant to the President and Senior Director
for Nonproliferation and Export Controls
National Security Council

Michael A. Wermuth
Senior Policy Analyst and Project Director,
Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response
Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of 
Mass Destruction
RAND 

NOON Luncheon 

Speaker: The Honorable James R. Webb, Jr.
                Author and Former Secretary of the Navy

2:00 pm PANEL VI - Humanitarian Intervention and the Kosovo Crisis

Moderator: John Norton Moore
Director and Walter L. Brown Professor of Law 
Center for National Security Law
University of Virginia School of Law and Counselor, ABA
Standing Committee on Law and National Security 
 

Panelists: Major General John D. Altenburg, Jr., USA
The Assistant Judge Advocate General
United States Army

Morton H. Halperin
Director
Policy Planning Staff
Department of State
 

Sean D. Murphy
Associate Professor of Law
The George Washington University School of Law

W. Michael Reisman
Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law
Yale University School of Law

3:30 pm ADJOURNMENT