Conference: National Security

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 9:00am - Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 12:30pm
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme,, 773-702-0220

National Security: The Impact of Technology on the Separation of Powers

This conference will explore a host of issues involving the intersection of national security, the separation of powers, and technology. Leading scholars with backgrounds in national security, privacy, and constitutional law will discuss government surveillance, the rise of cyberattacks, and legislative and judicial oversight of executive national security efforts, as well as comment on conference papers advancing this literature.

Confirmed participants:
Daniel Abebe, University of Chicago Law School
Alessandro Acquisiti, Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College
Ryan Calo, University of Washington School of Law
Zachary Clopton, University of Chicago Law School
Ashley Deeks, University of Virginia Law School
Richard Epstein, University of Chicago Law School
Aziz Huq, University of Chicago Law School
Samuel Issacharoff, NYU School of Law
Jon Michaels, University of California, Los Angeles, Law School
David Pozen, Columbia University Law School
Samuel J. Raskoff, New York University School of Law
Cass Sunstein, Harvard University Law School

The conference is organized by Aziz Huq, Daniel Abebe, Richard Epstein, and the University of Chicago Law Review Board. It is jointly sponsored by the University of Chicago Law School, the University of Chicago Law Review, and the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics.

This event is free and open to the public, but seating may be limited.

National Security Conference Schedule

Aziz Huq
Daniel Abebe
Richard A. Epstein
John Rappaport
Genevieve Lakier