National Security in the Information Age

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Friday, October 28th
9:00 AM

National Security in the Information Age: Are We Heading Toward Big Brother?

William C. Banks
Jake Laperruque
Douglas Cox
Lt. Colonel Jeffrey Addicott
Paul Gill
Douglas A. Ramseur
Thomas J. Ridge

University of Richmond School of Law

9:00 AM

Symposium Welcome: Alexander McDaniel, Symposium Editor, University of Richmond Law Review, and Wendy C. Perdue, Dean of the University of Richmond School of Law. (9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.)

“How Does the Government Collect Data Through Surveillance?” Panel Discussion: William C. Banks, Distinguished Professor of Law at Syracuse University College of Law and Founding Director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, and Jake Laperruque, Privacy Fellow with The Constitution Project. Professor Paul D. Crane, Associate Professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, served as moderator. (9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.)

“How Does the Government Retain and Destroy Data?” lecture: Douglas Cox, Associate Professor at CUNY School of Law. (10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.)

“How Does Data Impact the Courtroom?” Panel: Lt. Colonel Jeffrey Addicott (U.S. Army, ret.), Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Terrorism Law at St. Mary’s University School of Law, and Paul Gill, Assistant Federal Public Defender for the Federal Public Defender, Eastern District of Virginia. Douglas A. Ramseur, Capital Defender with the Office of the Capital Defender in Central Virginia, served as moderator. (1:00 p.m.- 2:15 p.m.)

Keynote Address: Thomas J. Ridge, former Pennsylvania Governor and the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security. (2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.)