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October 28, 2011
Special Event: Counter-Terrorism Keynote Speaker
A Status Report on Homeland Security

Speaker: Lee H. Hamilton
Time: 12:00 Noon
Location: Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN
Contact: Shawn Boyne ( or 317-278-4781)

Follow the Counterterrorism Simulation live on the web beginning at 8:00 a.m. on 10/28/11.

Professor Shawn Boyne will reprise the counter-terrorism simulation concept in her Seminar in Comparative National Security Law with a new simulation. The second Keynote Speaker for this seminar is, Lee H. Hamilton, Director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University. Mr. Hamilton will present A Status Report on Homeland Security at 12:00 noon on Friday, October 28 in the Wynne Courtroom. 1.0 CLE credit is available.

Lee HamiltonLee H. Hamilton is director of The Center on Congress at Indiana University, founded by Hamilton in 1999 when he retired from his congressional seat. Hamilton served as President and Director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C. from January 1999 to December 2010. Hamilton served for 34 years in Congress representing Indiana's ninth district, from January 1965 to January 1999.

Since leaving the House, Hamilton has served on the United States Commission on National Security in the 21st Century (the Hart-Rudman Commission), and was co-chair of the Baker-Hamilton Commission to Investigate Certain Security Issues at Los Alamos. Mr. Hamilton served as Vice-Chair of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (the 9/11 Commission), and as co-chair of the Iraq Study Group. He is Co-Chair of the National Security Preparedness Group with Tom Kean, Co-Chair of the National Advisory Committee to the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools with Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, co-chair of the Department of Energy Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future with Brent Scowcroft, and serves on the President's Intelligence Advisory Board, the FBI Director's Advisory Board, the US Department of Homeland Security Task Force on Preventing the Entry of Weapons of Mass Effect on American Soil, and the CIA External Advisory Board.

Hamilton is the author of A Creative Tension – The Foreign Policy Roles of the President and Congress; How Congress Works and Why You Should Care; Strengthening Congress; and co-author of Without Precedent: the Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission and The Iraq Study Group Report.

Join us to hear experts around the nation and the world examine “The Legality and Wisdom of Armed Intervention in Libya" and “The Challenge of Coordinating the Local Response” October 28 at 1:30 p.m. in the Wynne Courtroom. CLE credit available (pending approval).

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If you wish to attend, please call 317-278-3400, leaving your name and phone number.


Parking is available for a nominal fee at the campus Gateway Garage, located on the corner of Michigan and California Streets. (Address is 525 Blackford Street). Parking is also available for a nominal fee at the Natatorium Garage two blocks west of the law school.

Individuals with disabilities who need special assistance should contact 317-278-3400, no later than one week prior to the event. Special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs.