The Program in Law and Public Affairs invites MPP/MPA students to join us for "Law in the Public Service: Not Just for Lawyers," where our guests will be Karen J. Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law, and author of The Least Worst Place: Guantanamo’s First 100 Days, and and Woodrow Wilson School visiting specialist, Barton Gellman ’82, following their discussion at 4:30 PM in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
This event is by invitation only. If interested, please e-mail Judi Rivkin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Karen J. Greenberg is a noted expert on national security, terrorism and civil liberties. Her book, The Least Worst Place, was selected as one of the best books of 2009 by the Washington Post and Slate. She is also co-editor with Joshua L. Dratel of The Enemy Combatant Papers: American Justice, the Courts, and the War on Terror” and The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib and editor of the books The Torture Debate in America and Al Qaeda Now. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Nation, The National Interest, Mother Jones and on major television news channels. She is a permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Barton Gellman '82, journalist, blogger and author of The New York Times bestseller Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency, is a visiting specialist at the Woodrow Wilson School. He is also a senior fellow at The Century Foundation, where he is focusing his research on surveillance and privacy for a book to be published by Penguin Press. Since June 2013, he has been writing for the Washington Post about the National Security Agency (NSA) documents provided to him by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. He was the first U.S. journalist to reveal the Snowden story in a Washington Post exclusive. Gellman previously worked for the Post from 1988 to 2010, serving tours as legal, military, diplomatic and Middle East correspondent. His professional honors include two Pulitzer Prizes, a George Polk Award, a Henry Luce Award and Harvard's Goldsmith Prize for investigative reporting.