We're excited to announce that Lawfare will be hosting a screening of the documentary Icarus on October 19 at the Brookings Institution. Director Bryan Fogel, producer Dan Cogan, Brookings President Strobe Talbott, and the Atlantic's Julia Ioffe will join Benjamin Wittes for a panel discussion following the screening. Join us for What 'Icarus' tells us about Russia's meddling in international affairs: A film screening & discussion:
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Applications for the 2018 Clara Barton International Humanitarian Law Competition are due by November 13, 2017.
Join Lawfare and Foreign Policy for drinks and conversation with two former White House counsels on the task of lawyering for and against the Trump administration.
On September 23, Harvard Law School will host a one-day conference on leaders who capitalize on anti-elite sentiment to win office but once elected, appear interested primarily in enriching themselves and their close allies.
As Lawfare readers are likely aware, two important events will be taking place at 2:30pm Eastern time this afternoon: first, a hearing by the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism featuring much-anticipated testimony by former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper; and second, oral argument in International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump, a travel ban case before the U.S.
Lawfare is liveblogging FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee this morning.
Today, the Brookings Institution is hosting a forum on President Trump's first 100 days in office. The first panel discussion, on national security issues, will feature Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey along with Leon Wieseltier in a conversation moderated by Shane Harris of the Wall Street Journal. A livestream of the event is available below.
Video of a conference on Foreign Interference with Democratic Institutions hosted the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL), University of Pennsylvania Law School.
The 19th Annual Grotius Lecture at the ASIL Annual Meeting: Civil War Time from Grotius to the Global War on Terror
The American Society of International Law Annual Meeting's 19th Grotius Lecture will be delivered by Harvard University's David Armitage, author of the acclaimed new book, Civil Wars: A History in Ideas. The Distinguished Discussant will be Emory University's (and Lawfare book review editor) Mary Dudziak. Open to the public, free of charge on Wednesday, April 12, in Washington DC
A livestream of today's UT Austin symposium on "Intelligence in Defense of the Homeland," featuring a keynote address by FBI Director James Comey.