National Security Law Journal

Insightful scholarship advancing the field of national security law

Data Breach at the University: Preparing Our Networks

This spring, in partnership with the George Mason University Law and Economic Center, the National Security Law Journal is excited to host Data Breach at the University: Preparing Our Networks, a Cybersecurity Tabletop Legal Exercise. With over 700 data breaches identified at educational institutions between 2005-2014, it is clear that colleges and universities are a prime target for […]

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Print edition of Vol. 4, Issue 1 now available

The print edition of Volume 4, Issue 1 is now available on and Barnes & Noble. In this issue, Major Patrick Walsh, Associate Law Professor at the Army’s Judge Advocate General’s School, analyzes a framework where national security professionals can predict changes to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to determine which programs are at risk of removal […]

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2016-2017 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 2016-2017 academic year. Congratulations to all of the incoming editors and members: Editor-in-Chief:  Chelsea Smith Executive Editor:  Alexandra Diaz Managing Editor:  Richard Sterns Articles Selection & Symposium Editor: Alexis Wilhelmi Senior Notes Editor: Sarah Gilson Senior Articles Editor:  Anna Miller Senior […]

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Video from “Policy By Other Means” event now online

The video from our most recent event, “Policy By Other Means: A Review of DOD’s Law of War Manual,” is now available online. This event, hosted by the National Security Law Journal at the Arlington Campus of the George Mason University, featured a spirited debate on DOD’s recently published department-wide law of war manual. Moderated by Mr. Harvey Rishikof, […]

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