The Pepperdine Law Review is pleased to invite you to a symposium on “The Future of National Security Law.” After more than a decade of conflict against al-Qaeda and associated forces, many commentators believe that the separation-of-powers system is under stress; participants in our first panel will discuss the history and the future of separation of [...]
On February 7, 2014 I will be participating in Loyola Chicago’s National Security and Civil Liberties symposium. Details appear below.
The appropriate balance between liberty and security is a legally complicated [...]
From the Pepperdine University news story:
Professor Gregory S. McNeal and eight other experts in national security, technology, and privacy recently attended a series of unprecedented briefings at the headquarters of the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, Md. The briefers included the most senior leaders, technicians, and lawyers in the NSA. [...]
Professor Gregory McNeal appeared on MSNBC to discuss the FAA’s selection of civilian drone testing sites in nine states. During the six minute interview McNeal discussed the positive uses of drones, and some of the privacy concerns raised by drone critics. One of his articles in Forbes was excerpted during the interview and was a [...]
On C-SPAN, legal experts Gregory McNeal (Pepperdine University) Alan Frazier (University of North Dakota), Ben Gielow (AUVSI), Doug Marshall (New Mexico State University), and Jay Stanley (ACLU) talked about privacy issues related to the use of drones by law enforcement agencies. Topics included pervasive surveillance versus specific uses such as search and rescue operations, the use [...]
Investigating Terrorism: Was Boston Preventable? Is the title of a presentation I will be giving at Arizona State University’s School of Law. The event will be held in Room 118, a free lunch will be served. The presentation will include commentary by Mr. John Bruch a 25 year veteran of the FBI. The flyer is pasted [...]
I recently testified before the House Judiciary Committee regarding drones and domestic surveillance. Pepperdine ran a story on the testimony which I’ve pasted below.
Associate Professor of Law Gregory McNeal testified before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary on May 17 regarding the use of unmanned aerial systems, known commonly [...]
On Wednesday June 5, 2013 I’ll be participating in an event sponsored by the Los Angeles Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society and the Libertarian Law Council. The event is entitled “Drones and Due Process.”
Prof. John C. Yoo, Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law Prof. Gregory S. McNeal, Associate Professor of [...]
I’ll be discussing targeted killings, drone strikes and drone warfare on Friday, April 26th in Las Vegas, NV. In the talk I will describe the legal justification for the U.S. practice of targeted killings and the bureaucratic and political approval process for conducting strikes. I will also touch on the controversies associated with targeted [...]
I’ll be on a speaking tour in Texas the week of March 24th, discussing my article Kill-Lists and Accountability, which is forthcoming in The Georgetown Law Journal.
All events are open to the public although some may require pre-registration:
DATE LOCATION SPONSOR Monday, March 25th at Noon Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, [...]
Greg McNeal is a professor and national security specialist focusing on the institutions and challenges associated with global security, with substantive expertise in national security law and policy, transnational crime, global policy studies, and international affairs.
He teaches at Pepperdine University's School of Law and School of Public Policy.
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