Najibullah Zazi, a 24-year-old Afghan legal resident at the center of an FBI terrorism investigation, was ordered held without bail today after pleading not guilty in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York to the charge of conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction in violation of 18 U.S.C. § […]
The Obama Administration announced on Wednesday its decision to heighten the standards used by Justice Department officials when they seek to invoke the state secrets privilege. The new policy comes in response to the widely held belief that Bush Administration lawyers had abused the privilege in a number of terrorism-related suits. Military and intelligence agency […]
Tuesday, September 8th Today a group of government leaders issued a statement discussing climate change as a national security issue and calling for a bipartisan plan to address the U.S.’s role. The group of 32 signatories – including eight former Senators, three former National Security Advisors, two former Secretaries of State, a former Secretary of […]
The HLS National Security Journal was approved by Harvard Law during the summer of 2009. We will be updating the website frequently as the school year gets underway.
Welcome to the HLS National Security Journal! The Harvard National Security Journal has recently been approved as an official student journal of Harvard Law School, and its members are now undertaking the more daunting task of establishing a working online journal. NSJ will be a student-edited, faculty- and practitioner-advised, online academic journal. It will serve […]