2017 National Security Law Institute

2017 National Security Law Institute

Applications are now being accepted for the 25th Annual National Security Law Institute. Please forward to any contacts who would be interested in attending the Institute.

To view the National Security Law Institute program, please click here.

This annual, intensive, two-week course will be held at the University of Virginia School of Law in Charlottesville, Virginia, from Sunday, June 4 through Friday, June 16, 2017. Over 25 scholars and government experts will take part in lectures, panels, and debates to address contemporary national security issues.

The National Security Law Institute provides advanced training for government attorneys and officials in the field of National Security Law, as well as for professors of law and political science who teach National Security Law or related subjects.

Topics to be addressed include:

  • • Contemporary Theory Concerning Origins of War & "Democratic Peace"
  • • Use of Force in International Relations
  • • Human Rights and National Security
  • • Domestic and Transnational Terrorism
  • • National Security Implications of Immigration Law and Policy
  • • Taking Control of Our Cyber Future
  • • War Crimes - International Criminal Courts
  • • Contemporary Issues of Maritime National Security Law
For the complete list, please click here.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

The application can be found on the Institute’s website by clicking here.

The attendance fee for the NSLI is $1,950, which includes hotel lodging, lunches, and textbooks. Scholarships are available on an as-needed basis.

For more information about the Institute the points of contact are:
  • • Program Logistics: Ms. Mer McLernon, mh2v@virginia.edu or (434) 924-7441.
  • • Application and Scholarships: Mr. Bill Lacy, hwl7f@virginia.edu or (434) 924-3590.


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