MEDIA INVITED—-Call Joan M. Dim at 212.998.6849 to make a press reservation Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, 6-8 pm — FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WHAT: New York University School of Law’s Center on Law and Security will host an Open Forum, “The USA Patriot Act: Where Do We Go From Here?” The debate will contemplate the future of the Patriot Act and probe the following questions: What provisions will sunset? Which will stay? Who will be affected? Has our legal culture changed in the wake of the Patriot Act?

WHO: Tom Gerety (Moderator) is Executive Director of NYU’s Brennan Center for Justice and Brennan Center for Justice Professor at NYU School of Law. Gerety was President of Amherst College from 1994 to 2003 and President of Trinity College from 1989 -1994. Gerety has served on the Board of the International Rescue Committee. Last year, he joined the board of Save the Children.

Alice Fisher served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division in the U.S. Department of Justice from July 2001-2003, where she was responsible for managing the Counter-Terrorism Section. This included all matters relating to 9/11 investigations and prosecutions, investigation and prosecution of international and domestic terrorist groups and terrorist acts, terrorist financing investigations, USA Patriot Act implementation and all other terrorism policy issues.

Stephen Schulhofer is an NYU School of Law professor. He was previously a law professor and director for Studies in Criminal Justice at the University of Chicago Law School. Prior to that, he was a law professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Recent books include The Enemy Within: Intelligence Gathering, Law Enforcement, and Civil Liberties in the Wake of September 11 (2002) and Unwanted Sex: The Culture of Intimidation and the Failure of Law (1998).

WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 26, 6-8 PM

WHERE: Martin Lipton Hall, D’Agostino Hall, 110 West Third Street

NYU Law School’s Center on Law and Security (CLS) is a research and policy center that studies the legal dimensions of security and counter terrorism at national and international levels. The CLS brings together experts, practitioners and policymakers in a series of colloquia, roundtables, conferences and publications. The CLS receives partial funding from NYU’s Center for Catastrophe Preparedness and Response.

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