9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
William M. Treanor, Dean, Georgetown University Law Center
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Panel 1: Addressing the State Secrets Privilege
Louis Fisher, Scholar in Residence, The Constitution Project
Daryl Joseffer, Partner, King & Spaulding LLP; former Principal Deputy U.S. Solicitor General
Eric Lichtblau, National Security Reporter, The New York Times
Heather Sawyer, Counsel, House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Moderator: Laura Donohue, Acting Director of the Center on National Security and the Law and Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Panel 2: Pursuing Accountability for Human Rights Violations in the National Security Context: Domestic, Regional and International Strategies
Katherine Gallagher, Staff Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights
James A. Goldston, Executive Director, Open Society Justice Initiative
Ben Wizner, Litigation Director, National Security Project, American Civil Liberties Union
Moderator: Melina Milazzo, Pennoyer Fellow, Human Rights First
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Robert F. Muse, Partner, Stein, Mitchell & Muse LLP
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Panel 3: Accountability for Private Security Contractors
Ilona Cohen, Majority Counsel, Senate Committee on Armed Services
Mark DeWitt, Deputy General Counsel and Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Triple Canopy
Richard Fontaine, Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security
Jason Pielemeier, Special Advisor, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of State
Moshe Schwartz, Specialist in Defense Acquisition Policy, Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division, Congressional Research Service
Moderator: Devon Chaffee, Advocacy Counsel, Human Rights First