National Security and Transparency in this Administration and the Next



Just Security’s Three-Year Anniversary Event
Wednesday, November 2nd, 5:30–7:00 p.m (cocktails and light refreshments to follow)
New York University School of Law, Furman Hall, Lester Pollack Colloquium Room (9th Floor)
CLE Credit Available


Join us for a wide-ranging panel discussion of official secrecy, transparency litigation, whistleblower prosecutions, and the role of the press in reporting about national security. Please also join us for a reception after the panel to mark the publication of Jameel Jaffer’s new book, “The Drone Memos: Targeted Killing, Secrecy, and the Law.”


  • Amy Davidson (Staff Writer, The New Yorker)
  • Jack Goldsmith (Henry L. Shattuck Professor, Harvard Law School)
  • Jameel Jaffer (founding director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University; Former deputy legal director at the ACLU; Executive Editor, Just Security)
  • David McCraw (Assistant General Counsel, The New York Times)

Ryan Goodman (founding co-editor-in-chief, Just Security; Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law at New York University School of Law) will moderate the discussion.

The event is co-sponsored by the American Civil Liberties Union and the New Press; and is approved for 1 CLE credit in the Areas of Professional Practice category.  The event will be appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys and is also open to the public.

Space is limited, so please RSVP here (and please note that our former RSVP deadline of Oct. 28 has been lifted).  Join the discussion on Twitter and Facebook using #JSTransparency for the event and #dronememos for Jaffer’s book.