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2017-2018 Editorial Board Announced and Student Pieces Selected for Publication

The outgoing Editorial Board of the National Security Law Journal is excited to announce the incoming Editorial Board for the 2017-2018 academic year. Congratulations to all of the incoming editors and members:

2016-2017 Editorial Board

  • Editor-in-Chief:  Max Ross
  • Executive Editor:  Sarah Racataian
  • Managing Editor:  Jeremy Glenn
  • Articles Selection & Senior Articles Editor: Laura Rosenberger
  • Senior Notes Editor: Sarah Gilson
  • Senior Research Editor:  Xue Franco
  • Symposium Editor: Caitlyn Lightner
  • Articles Editor: Chelsea Smith 
  • Research Editor: Richard Sterns
  • Online Development Editor: Yucheng “Johnny” Wang
  • Member: Alex Summerton, Anees Mokhiber, Benjamin Charlton

These editors and members will play an important role in shaping the future of the National Security Law Journal. The outgoing Board looks forward to celebrating the incoming Board’s successes, and it extends its gratitude to these members for their ongoing dedication to the Journal.

Additionally, the outgoing Editorial Board has recently reviewed a number of great Comments and Notes submitted by our Candidate Member class and publish-on applicants. Congratulations to the students whose pieces were selected for publication in our upcoming issues:

Vol. 5, Issue 2 (Spring/Summer 2017):

  • Anees Mokhiber, The Katz Outta The Bag: Bringing National Security Letters into Compliance with the “Reasonable Expectation of Privacy Test”
  • Sarah Racataian, Proposing A Three-Fourths Majority to Override A Veto in the UNSC in Times of Crisis

Vol. 6, Issue 1 (Fall/Winter 2017):

  • Max Ross, With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies? Turning Attention to Public Corruption in Mexico
  • Laura Rosenberger, Our Allies Have Rights, Too: Judicial Departure from International Shoe and Interference in International Politics 

National Security Law Journal joins ABA as official sponsor of the 11th Annual Homeland Security Law Institute

The National Security Law Journal at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University has joined the American Bar Association (ABA) as an official sponsor of the 11th Annual Homeland Security Law Institute, which will be held Wednesday and Thursday, August 24-25, 2016, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Please join us for this annual look at the state of security,  from infrastructure to exports, immigration to chemical safety,  and the roles of  the legal profession and different government agencies – including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, the NSA, the CIA, the U.S. military, FEMA, and the National Protection and Programs Directorate – in keeping our nation secure. Attendees will also have the opportunity to earn 12.5 hours of CLE credit and network with legal practitioners from government agencies, the military, private practice, and academia.

Registration is twenty-five dollars for law students, but advance registration is required. Students should contact the ABA’s Service Center at (800) 285-2221 to register, as student registration is not available online.

NSLJ Welcomes 6 New Candidate Members and 1 Full Member

This year, the National Security Law Journal received 80 applications through the Write-On competition and the Editorial Board is thrilled to announce NSLJ’s new candidate member class. With the addition of such dedicated candidate members, the Board is excited to see what these Candidate Members will achieve and looks forward to another successful year!
Benjamin Charlton
Caitlyn Lightner
Anees Mokhiber
Sarah Racataian
Laura Rosenberger
Yucheng Wang
In addition, NSLJ is also pleased to welcome a new full member who was awarded full membership through our Publish-On process.
Thomas Wheatley
Welcome to the National Security Law Journal!

Volume 4, Issue 2- Spring/Summer 2016

Volume 4, Issue 2 – Spring/Summer 2016 (PDF; 2 MB) – Download the entire issue!

Published May 13, 2016