Citizenship, Immigration and National Security After 9/11

Screen shot 2013-09-11 at 5.05.50 PMFordham University’s Center on National Security will host a a symposium on the complex and shifting nature of citizenship rights in a post 9/11 world on Friday, Sept. 20. The event is free. Register here. Among topics for discussion:
How have the post 9/11 legal and policy battles affected the legal rights of citizens and non-citizens? How can we best understand the tensions between the state’s duty to protect its citizens and the desire to protect individual rights and liberties?
Agenda and speakers:

9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – Panel 1: Enemy Citizens: Rethinking Rights in Times of War
Baher Azmy, 
Center for Constitutional Rights
David Cole, Georgetown University Law Center
Thomas Lee, Fordham Law School
Peter Margulies, Roger Williams University School of Law
Michael Paulsen, University of St. Thomas School of Law
Moderator: Karen Greenberg, Center on National Security atFordham Law School

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Panel 2: US Citizenship and the Right to Have Rights
Linda Bosniak, 
Rutgers-Camden School of Law
Jennifer Elsea, Congressional Research Service
Andrew Kent, Fordham Law School
Neomi Rao, George Mason University School of Law
Moderator: Martin Flaherty, Fordham Law School

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. – Lunch

Speaker: Benjamin Wittes, Brookings Institution2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. – Panel 3: Gaining and Losing Citizenship in the National Security Context
Muneer Ahmad, Yale Law School
Ramzi Kassem, City University of New York Law School
Peter SpiroBeasley School of Law, Temple University
Stephen VladeckWashington College of Law, American University
Leti VolppUC Berkeley Law School
Moderator: Joseph Landau, Fordham Law School

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