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Saturday, September 28 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
One-on-One with Jack Goldsmith

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The Harvard Law School professor and former assistant U.S. attorney general on how the Bush administration's warrantless wiretapping program led him to search for the truth about his stepfather, the FBI and the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

Programmed in partnership with Lawfare and the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Benjamin Wittes

Editor-in-Chief of Lawfare
Wittes is co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Lawfare blog and a senior fellow in governance studies at The Brookings Institution. He is also a contributing writer at The Atlantic and an analyst at NBC News and MSNBC, and he serves on the Hoover Institution’s Task Force on National... Read More →

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Jack Goldsmith

Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law at Harvard University and Former Assistant U.S. Attorney General
Goldsmith is the Henry L. Shattuck professor of law at Harvard University. Previously, he served as assistant U.S. attorney general and as a legal adviser to the general counsel of the U.S. Department of Defense. He also taught at the University of Chicago Law School and at the University... Read More →

Saturday September 28, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Room