National Security

Regent Student Chapter

NATIONAL SECURITY SYMPOSIUM: “The Battle Between Congress & The Courts In the Face of an Unprecedented Global Threat”

Join us for a timely, engaging discussion of the effect of U.S. legislative efforts regulating national security issues, as well as the impact of the recent Supreme Court decisions in Boumediene v. Bush and Munaf v. Geren. Our prominent speakers will critically evaluate the current state of National Security Law in light of global terrorism and present a variety of ideas that create a fruitful plane for conversation.


  • General John Ashcroft, former Attorney General
  • Professor Viet Dinh, Georgetown Law
  • Professor Jordan Paust, Houston Law
  • Commander Glenn Sulmasy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Law
  • Admiral Vern Clark, US Navy
  • Professor John Rasdan, William Mitchell Law
  • Professor Gregory McNeal, Penn State (Dickinson) Law
  • Elisa Massimino, Human Rights First
  • Professor Harvey Rishikof, National War College, Law
  • Jay Sekulow, American Center for Law and Justice
  • Professor Robert Ash, Regent Law

9:30a.m.—11:30 p.m. - Panel 1 (Legislation) 
“The Effect of U.S. Legislative Efforts to Enhance National Security”

11:45 a.m.—1:45 p.m. - Luncheon Address (Buffet) 
General John Ashcroft, Guest of Honor

2:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m. - Panel 2 (Supreme Court Decisions)           
“The Effect of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Recent Decisions in Boumediene v. Bush and Munaf v. Geren.”

5:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m. - Dinner Banquet (doors open at 5:00) 
Introduction by Dr. Jay Alan Sekulow
Viet D. Dinh, Keynote Speaker

Coffee & refreshments provided between sessions by the Federalist Society.