National Security Law Journal joins ABA as official sponsor of the 2015 National Security Law Career Fair

2015 National Security Law Career FairThe National Security Law Journal at George Mason University School of Law has joined the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Standing Committee on Law and National Security as an official sponsor of the 2015 National Security Law Career Fair, which will be held Tuesday, October 20, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Georgetown Law.

This event is open to all D.C. metropolitan area law schools, and we invite any interested law student to join us for the opportunity to gather information from prospective employers and ask questions of representatives from the following governmental agencies and non-profit organizations:

  • Air Force Judge Advocate General
  • Army Judge Advocate General
  • The Brennan Center
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • The Constitution Project
  • Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Electronic Privacy Information Center
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Human Rights First
  • Navy Judge Advocate General
  • National Security Agency
  • United States Department of Energy
  • United States Department of Homeland Security
  • United States Department of Justice
  • United States Marine Corps

This event will be hosted on the Georgetown Law campus, 120 F. Street, NW, Washington, DC, on the Gewirz 12th Floor. Attendees are encouraged to wear business attire and to bring copies of their legal resumes. Light refreshments will be served.

National Security Law Journal bringing former top CIA lawyer to Mason Law campus

Company ManOn the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, the National Security Law Journal will host Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA, a conversation with John Rizzo on his life as the CIA’s top lawyer. Rizzo’s thirty-four-year career culminated with seven years as the Agency’s chief legal officer.  The conversation will be moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Apuzzo. Copies of the book will be available for purchase, and attendees are welcome to have a copy signed by Rizzo following the event.

The event will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the multipurpose room of Founders Hall on the Arlington Campus of George Mason University located at 3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia.  A public parking garage is located under the building. It can be accessed from North Kirkwood Road. The closest Metro station is Virginia Square/GMU on the Orange/Silver Line, about one block away.  Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is complimentary, but space is limited, so advance registration is recommended.

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National Security Law Journal holds symposium with former director of NSA, CIA

Gen. Hayden headlines cybersecurity panelGeneral (Ret.) Michael Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency, headlined the National Security Law Journal’s inaugural symposium this past Tuesday.

The symposium topic was Defending Against Cyber-Intrusions from State-Sponsored and Civilian Hackers. Hayden was joined by Suzanne Spaulding, Deputy Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Ronald Lee, a Partner at Arnold & Porter. Dr. Mark Troutman, Associate Director of the Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security at George Mason University, served as the moderator.

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Michael Hayden to speak at NSLJ cybersecurity symposium April 2

Michael Hayden Official PortraitThe National Security Law Journal is pleased to announce that General (Ret.) Michael Hayden will headline its spring symposium. General Hayden is the former director of the National Security Agency and the Central Intelligence Agency. The event will take place the evening of Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at the Washington, D.C. law office of Arnold & Porter LLP. Register now!

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