The Constitution One Year After 9/11

The following forum held at Columbia Law School on September 13, 2002 was an examination and discussion of actions taken by the U.S. government in the past year.

Welcome - Ellen Chapnick, Dean of Columbia's Center for Public Interest Law; David Leebron, Dean of Columbia Law School (remarks) 
Keynote Address - Robert Hirshon, President of the American Bar Association (2001-2002)

The Constitution and National Security: A False Dichotomy

Professor Kendall Thomas, Columbia Law School, moderator and speaker
Eric Foner, Dewitt Clinton Professor of History, Columbia University
Mary Jo White, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of NY (1993-2002); Debevoise & Plimpton 

The Constitution in Context

Professor Eben Moglen, Columbia Law School, moderator and speaker
Emily Habiby Browne, Arab American Family Support Center
Hany Khalil, Racial Justice 9-11: People of Color Against the War National Network
Sin Yen Ling, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund 

The Litigation and the Legislation

Professor Katherine Franke, moderator
Kit Gage, First Amendment Foundation and National Coalition to Protect Political Freedom
Lee Gelernt, ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project
Michael Ratner, Center for Constitutional Rights
Michael Tigar, Professor and Edwin A. Mooers Scholar, American University, Washington College of Law; lead counsel for Lynn Stewart 

Presented by the Center for Public Interest Law, Columbia Law School and Members of the Law School Faculty. Endorsed by the Human Rights Institute, Columbia Law School; The Center for the Study of Human Rights; the Columbia Law School chapters of the ACLU, the American Constitution Society and the National Lawyers Guild; and Columbia Law School's Civil Rights Law Society.