Examining the State Secrets Privilege: Protecting National Security While Preserving Accountability
Full Committee Hearing

Full Committee
Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Time: 10:00 AM

Member Statements


  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. The Honorable Carl J. Nichols
    Deputy Assistant Attorney General
    U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division
    Washington , DC
  2. The Honorable Patricia M. Wald
    Former Chief Judge
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
    Washington , DC
  3. Michael Vatis
    Partner
    Steptoe & Johnson LLP
    New York , NY
  4. Louis Fisher
    Specialist in Constitutional Law
    Law Library of the Library of Congress
    Washington , DC
  5. Robert M. Chesney
    Associate Professor
    Wake Forest University School of Law
    Winston-Salem , NC