One of the great challenges in life is that the American Bar Association annual conference on national security law is usually cross-scheduled at the same time as the Federalist Society convention. Typically, I go to the ABA event (as I did this year) and try to find video of interesting panels from the FedSoc to watch. Here is one, on “Comparative Counterterrorism Surveillance and Cooperation” that would be of interest to Lawfare readers.
The International & National Security Law Group held sponsored the panel, whose members were: Nathan Sales, U.S. ambassador-at-large and coordinator for counterterrorism; Robert Hannigan, former Director, UK GCHQ; August Hanning, former head of the German Intelligence Service, and state secretary, Federal Interior Ministry; Michael Mukasey, former U.S. attorney general; and moderator Jamil Jaffer, director, National Security Institute at Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University. Here’s a link to the video: