LENS Events

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 27: LENS will host a panel discussion from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Room 3037 of the Law School on "Career Opportunities in National Security Law" as part of the LENS Speaker Series. Open to the public.

  • Feb 28-29: LENS will host its 25th Annual National Security Law Conference at the Law School. Conference registration required. 

  • Mar. 19:  Prof. Stansbury will be participating in a discussion on U.S. election security, along with Jamil Jaffer from George Mason University, from 12:30 to 1:30 in Room 4047 of the Law School.

  • May 8: Maj Gen Dunlap, USAF (Ret.) will be the guest of honor at the commissioning ceremony for Duke University’s Naval Reserve Officers Training (NROTC) Unit.

Past Events: 2019

  • Nov 13: Prof Dunlap will be the keynote speaker for the "Soldier-Leaders in the Age of AI: The Future of Pre-Commissioning Education" symposium at University of North Georgia.

  • Nov 4: LENS and Duke's National Security Law Society will co-sponsor a luncheon discussion with Ms. Amy Hess, Executive Assistant Director of the FBI's Criminal, Cyber, Response, & Services Branch, in Room 3037, at 12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch will be served. (Open to the public).

  • Oct 29: Prof Dunlap will guest-lecture in the "Introduction to Cyber Law" class at Duke University's Sanford School. 

  • Oct 25: Prof Dunlap will address the Joint Advanced Warfighting School on "lawfare" at the Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA.

  • Oct 21: LENS and Duke's National Security Law Society will co-sponsor a luncheon discussion with Ms. Heather Huntley of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) General Counsel's Office, in Room 3037, at 12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch will be served. (Open to the public).

  • Oct 14: LENS is co-sponsoring (with the Duke Law Journal and the Duke University Program in American Grand Strategy) a luncheon presentation on "Unqualified Ambassadors" at 12:30 p.m. in Room 4047 (open to the public).

  • Oct 10: Prof Dunlap will participate on the "The War Powers Resolution in an Age of Unmanned, Autonomous Systems" panel at the Tenth National Security Law Workshop at the Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School in Charlottesville, VA.

  • Sept 25: Prof Dunlap will make a presentation on national security law and careers in that area to Campbell Law, 1200-1300, Raleigh, NC.

  • Sept 18: Prof Dunlap will make a luncheon presentation to the Military Law Society of the Elon University School of Law.

  • Aug 19: Prof Dunlap will address the international LLM students at Duke Law.

  • Jun 23: Prof Dunlap will speak on autonomous weapons at the USINDOPACOM Military Operations and Law Symposium in Bangkok, Thailand.

  • June 17: Prof. Dunlap will give a presentation entitled "Hot Topics in National Security Law" as part of Duke's PreLaw Undergraduate Scholars Program.

  • Jun 11: Prof Dunlap will give the keynote speech for the International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), Atlanta, GA.

  • Jun 7: Prof Dunlap will teach a class entitled "Beating Law Books into Swords: A Perspective on the Law, Laywers, and Lawfare in Modern Conflicts" and one entitled "Civil-Military Relations: A U.S. Perspective" as part of the Center for National Security Law's 27th National Security Law Institute at the University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, VA.

  • May 23: Prof Dunlap will participate on a panel entitled "The U.S. Role in Syria: Legal and Policy Questions in a Challenging Conflict" at a symposium cohosted by the National Security Institute at George Mason University's Scalia Law School and the Federalist Society at Jones Day offices, Wash. D.C.

  • May 8: Zhanna Melekos Smith will speak at SC Media's RiskSec 2019 in Philadelphia.

  • Apr 19: Professor Dunlap will participate on a panel entitled "Post-Cold War Cyber Ethics", and Professor Stansbury will participate on a panel entitled "Cyber Searches and Data Privacy", as part of the Tech Ethics and Governance conference sponsored by The Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University.

  • Apr 17: Major General Dunlap will participate in a Lunch & Learn conversation for military-affiliated/Veteran students hosted by the Office of Student Veterans. Lunch provided by the Office of Student Veterans. RSVP here

  • Apr 13: Professor Dunlap will participate as a panelist at the "TISS at Sixty: Teaching Intelligence and Security Studies" conference in Chapel Hill, NC.

  • Apr 10: Prof Dunlap will participate in the Incident Response Forum 2019 in Washington, DC.

  • Apr 8-10: Prof Dunlap will speak at the "Legal Resilience in an Era of Hybrid Threats" at the University of Exter, UK

  • Apr 8: Prof. Stansbury will moderate a discussion at Duke Law with Hon. James E. Boasberg about the work of the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC).

  • Apr 5: Professor Stansbury will be participating in a workshop at Duke Law entitled "Data, Technology, & Criminal Law," which is being co-sponsored by the University of Würzburg.

  • Apr 4: Prof Dunlap will participate on a panel addressing "Developing International Norms for Autonomous System Governance" at Penn State University, States College, PA

  • Apr 2: LENS will host an invitation-only luncheon for students at the Washington Duke Inn to discuss the work of the U.S. intelligence community. Guests will include Kim Kotlar, formerly of the NSA, and Barbara Sude, formerly of the CIA.

  • Mar 28: Professor Dunlap will participate on a panel entitled "AI in the Military" as part of the 2019 Huang Fellows Student Symposium at Duke University.

  • Mar 20-21: Prof Dunlap will participate in the "Projecting Power: Drone Strikes, Collateral, and Foreign Policy" event at Texas A & M, College Station, TX.

  • Feb. 28: Prof Dunlap will participate in a panel entitled "The Second Amendment and the Prevention of Tyranny" co-sponsored with the Duke Center for Firearms Law, Duke Law, Durham, NC.

  • Feb 26-27: Prof Dunlap will participate on a panel entitled the "Denuclearization of DPRK: Challenges and Prospect" as part of the International Law and Korean Security Conference at the Naval War College, Newport, RI.

  • Feb 22-23:  LENS Annual Conference

  • Feb 21: LENS will host a panel on "Opportunities in National Security Law" at 12:30 p.m. in Room 3037. This event will be open to the public. 

  • Feb. 13: Prof Dunlap will speak to the Daughters of the American Revolution about "Hot Topics in National Security Law" in Raleigh, NC.

  • Feb 6: "Cybersecurity Law and Policy - What are the top issues for 2019?" at 12:30 - 1:30 pm in Room 3041.

 

Prof. Charles Dunlap at Duke University meeting with former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice with center director Prof. Charles Dunlap, Jr. and members of the Duke community.

 

Maj. Gen. Dunlap awarded Judge Advocate Specialty badges to two former students, First Lieutenants Chris Pilch and Greg Speirs upon their graduation from the U.S. Air Force's Judge Advocate Staff Officers' Course.

On April 24th 2015, Maj. Gen. Dunlap awarded Judge Advocate Specialty badges to two former students, First Lieutenants Chris Pilch and Greg Speirs upon their graduation from the U.S. Air Force's Judge Advocate Staff Officers' Course.