Law and Public Policy

Google and Amazon Drones: Regulation vs. Innovation

Greg McNeal Drones StanfordOn February 9th I will be making a presentation at Stanford Law School.  The title of the talk is “Google and Amazon Drones: Regulation vs. Innovation.”  

The event is free and open to the public, so please stop by if you are in the area.

Details
February 9, 2015 12:45pm – 2:00pm
Room 95

Professor Greg McNeal will be speaking about the interplay between regulation of private drones and the steps that private companies are taking to use drones in commerce. Commentary will be provided by Prof. Hank Greely.

Google and Amazon Drones: Regulation vs. Innovation Stanford Greg McNeal 

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Law and Public Policy

Drones and Due Process

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.

Speakers:

  • Prof. John C. Yoo, Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Prof. Gregory S. McNeal, Associate Professor of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law
  • Ahilan Arulanantham, Deputy Legal Director, ACLU of Southern California
  • Moderator: Jeremy B. Rosen, Partner, Horvitz & Levy LLP

At this luncheon, John Yoo (UC Berkeley), Greg McNeal (Pepperdine), and Ahilan Arulanantham (ACLU) will discuss the due-process, privacy, and national-security implications of drone use for targeted killings overseas and aerial surveillance at home.

Location:
McCormick & Schmick’s
4th & Hope Streets
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Registration details:

Please respond by sending an email to la.fedsoc@gmail.com if you wish to attend.

The cost of the luncheon is $25. Public employees, public-interest lawyers, students, and law clerks may pay a discounted rate of $20. Payment (cash or checks only) will be accepted at the door.

MCLE Credit: One Hour

 

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Law and Public Policy

Texas Speaking Tour: Kill-Lists and Accountability

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, TX The Federalist Society (student chapter)
Monday, March 25th at 7:30pm University of Dallas, Dallas, TX (Lynch Auditorium) The Hamilton Society
Tuesday, March 26th at 5:00pm Baylor University School of Law, Waco, TX The Federalist Society (student chapter)
Wednesday, March 27th at 11:30am Sullivan’s Steakhouse, Austin, TX   Pre-registration required The Federalist Society (Austin lawyers chapter)
Wednesday, March 27th at 3:30pm University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX The Federalist Society (student chapter)
Thursday, March 28th at 7:45am Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Houston, TX  Pre-registration required The Federalist Society (Houston lawyers chapter)
Thursday, March 28th at Noon Texas A&M University, Bush School of Government and Public Service The Hamilton Society

 

 

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Law and Public Policy

National Security vs. International Law

I appeared on a panel sponsored by the International & National Security Law Practice Group of the Federalist society.  The panel was entitled “National Security vs. International Law?” and was held on Friday, November 16, 2012, during the 2012 National Lawyers Convention.

International: National Security vs. International Law?
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Grand Ballroom

  • Prof. Kenneth Anderson, American University Washington College of Law
  • Prof. Rosa Brooks, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Prof. Julian Ku, Professor of Law and Faculty Director of International Programs, Hofstra University School of Law
  • Prof. Gregory S. McNeal, Associate Professor of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law
  • Moderator: Prof. John O. McGinnis, Northwestern University School of Law

Ken Anderson had a write-up about the panel at Volokh and a video of the panel is embedded below.

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ASIL International Law and Technology Interest Group

I’m pleased to announce that I will be serving in a leadership capacity in the American Society of International Law’s new interest group, the International Law and Technology Interest Group (ILTechIG), which will focus on the implications of technological advances across a range of international law disciplines. The group is co-chaired by Molly Land and Anupam Chander, with (me) Greg McNeal serving as the Secretary/Treasurer. To join this interest group, log in at asil.org, click on “Interest Groups” (left navigation bar), select the “All Interest Groups” tab, go to page 3, and click on “Join Group” next to ILTechIG. If you have any questions about the group or need your login information, please contact ASIL Services here or by calling +1.202.939.6001.

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Law and Public Policy

Can Prosecutorial Ethics Help Solve the Overcriminalization Problem?

On Tuesday, Spetember 4th at 6pm I will be presenting Can Prosecutorial Ethics Help Solve the Overcriminalization Problem? Tulane University Law School.  The presentation will take place in Room 257, and will feature commentary by criminal law expert Professor Janet C. Hoeffel.  A flier for the event appears below.

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America’s Reach: The Constitutionality of Targeted Killing

On Friday, April 6, 2012 I will be participating in a debate at The University of California, Davis School of Law.  The topic is “America’s Reach:  The Constitutionality of Targeted Killing.”  The speech is sponsored by the ACLU and the Federalist Society.  For more on this issue, see my article Kill-Lists and Accountability.

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