2014 David A. Garfinkel Essay Contest Resources: Video


Reforming the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
August 8, 2013

Speech by Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) (TRANSCIPT)



New questions about the Bradley Manning conviction
July 30, 2013

The journalist for The Guardian Glenn Greenwald, and Jeffrey Toobin debate the Bradley Manning verdict.



National Security and Liberty
July 18, 2013

A panel discussion of the tension between a free press and national security moderated by NBC News Correspondent Mike Iskoff and including panelists Raj De (General Counsel, NSA), Neil MacBride (US Attorney for the East Disctrict of VA), Anthony Romero (Executive Director, ACLU), Jeh Charles Johnson (Former General Counsel, Dept. of Defense), and Jane Harman (Director, Woodrow Wilson Center).



National Security Agency Data Collection Programs
June 18, 2013

Testimony in front of the House Select Intelligence Committee from NSA Deputy Director John Inglis, Deputy Attorney General James Cole, NSA Director Keith Alexander, General Counsel to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence Robert Litt.



Criminal Law, National Security, and the First Amendment
October 29, 2010

"Panelists talked about the intersection of criminal law, national security, and the First Amendment. Major topics included the Pentagon Papers, the AIPAC Espionage Act case, recent Wikileaks disclosures, and United States v. Stephen Kim. The panel then focused more narrowly on issues involved when the government seeks to release or hold information that is classified, as well as media responsibilities when reporting sensitive national security information."



Defense and Prosecution of Classified Information Cases
October 29, 2010

"Panelists talked about investigating and prosecuting cases in which national security violations are alleged, concerns over privacy and free speech issues, the needs of law enforcement and intelligence authorities, and pending cases in federal court."



Michael Hayden Speaking at Criminal Law, National Security, and the First Amendment
October 29, 2010

"Michael Hayden (Former CIA Director in the Bush Administration) focused on the relationship between intelligence and the media."



The Freedom of the Press in the Age of (Wiki)Leaks
June 28, 2011

Aspen Institute. Law professors and journals debated First Amendment freedom of the press rights versus national security interests in the age of WikiLeaks.






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