National security cases: a US and cross-border perspective

Date: Wednesday 13 March 2013

Time: 18:30 to 20:00

Location: London Office

Venue: Doughty Street Chambers

Speakers: John R.W.D. Jones QC, Nancy Hollander, Linda Moreno, Kenneth Carr, Hilary Stauffer

CPD: 1.5 Points

Fee: Free

Doughty Street Chambers Invite you to a conference on the challenges facing lawyers defending suspects in national security cases. The conference will focus on the practical difficulties faced by lawyers in these cases and the effects on fair trial rights.

The speakers will give a UK/USA perspective and explore the areas where cross border cooperation between defence lawyers can try to redress the balance of fairness and promote equality of arms.

Chair: John RWD Jones, head of Doughty Street Chambers' international criminal law group

Guantanamo Bay and the difficulties faced by defence lawyers in national security cases

Nancy Hollander, a former president of the National Association of Criminal Defence Lawyers and one of the leading criminal defence lawyers in the USA.

The trial of terrorist cases in the USA and jury selection

Linda Moreno, a leading criminal defence lawyer and jury consultant, who has tried many of the most significant terrorist cases in the USA.

Cooperation on cross border crime

Kenneth Carr consultant at Sternberg Reed Solicitors who is regularly consulted in cross border cases

Guantanamo and drones how can we make a difference?

Hilary Stauffer Deputy Director of Reprieve, and oversees the Guantánamo and Drones projects.

Please note that space is limited; in order to reserve your place please RSVP to or contact Jennifer Noone on 020 7 404 1313.

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