nationalsecuritylaw upcoming event: November 4th Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Hearing on Sections 215 and 702

October 23, 2013

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Consideration of Recommendations for Change:

The Surveillance Programs Operated Pursuant to Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act and Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

November 4, 2013

Renaissance Mayflower Hotel – State Room

1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC


08:45 Doors Open

09:15 – 09:30 Introductory Remarks (David Medine, PCLOB Chairman, with Board Members

Rachel Brand, Elisebeth Collins Cook, James Dempsey, and Patricia Wald)

09:30 – 11:45 Panel I: Section 215 USA PATRIOT Act and Section 702 Foreign Intelligence

Surveillance Act

§John Carlin (Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security, Department of Justice)

§Rajesh De (General Counsel, National Security Agency)

§Patrick Kelley (Acting General Counsel, Federal Bureau of Investigation)

§Robert Litt (General Counsel, Office of the Director of National Intelligence)

11:45 – 1:15 Lunch Break (on your own)

1:15 – 2:30 Panel II: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court

§James A. Baker (formerly DOJ Office of Intelligence and Policy Review)

§Judge James Carr (Senior Federal Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio and former FISA Court Judge 2002-2008)

§Marc Zwillinger (Founder, ZwillGen PLLC and former Department of Justice Attorney, Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section)

2:30 – 2:45 Break

2:45 – 4:15 Panel III: Academics and Outside Experts

§Orin Kerr (Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor, George Washington University Law School)

§Jane Harman (Director, President and CEO, The Woodrow Wilson Center and former Member of Congress) Invited

§Stephanie K. Pell (Principal, SKP Strategies, LLC; former House Judiciary Committee Counsel and Federal Prosecutor)

§Eugene Spafford (Professor of Computer Science and Executive Director, Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security, Perdue University)

§Stephen Vladeck (Professor of Law and the Associate Dean for Scholarship at American University Washington College of Law)

4:15 Closing Comments (David Medine, PLCOB Chairman)

All Affiliations are listed for identification purposes only.

PCLOB 4 Nov Hearing Agenda.pdf