In Conversation with Jameel Jaffer: Drones, Targeted Killings and State Secrets
With Professor Ron Deibert, Director, Citizen Lab
Moderated by Carmen Cheung, Executive Director, Global Justice Lab
Join Jameel Jaffer, Munk School Senior Distinguished Fellow and Director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, in conversation on the United States drone program, targeted assassinations, and government secrecy.
The discussion will touch on Jaffer’s new book on the “drone memos” – US government documents setting out the scope of the drone program and its justifications obtained from the Freedom of Information Act – and draw on his experience as one of America’s foremost litigators and advocates on national security and civil liberties.
12:00-12:30 p.m. light lunch
12:30-2:00 p.m. lecture & discussion