Tagged: national security law

Secret CIA anti-terrorist plan exposed

Controversy is erupting over the fact that Congressional leaders weren’t briefed on a capture-or-kill al Qaeda operatives plan the CIA mulled on and off since the 9/11 attacks (now officially cancelled by current CIA Director Panetta).  School of Law lecturer Philip O’Neill, Jr., who teaches national security law, can discuss what it all might mean. […]

CIA detention/interrogation report

With the push of an ACLU lawsuit, a 2004 internal CIA report on the agency’s Bush-era detention and interrogation tactics is being released today by the Obama administration.  School of Law lecturer Philip O’Neill, Jr., who teaches national security law, can discuss the long-term legal implications of the disclosures. Contact Philip O’Neill, Jr., 617-951-2253, poneill@eapdlaw.com

NSA domestic surveillance eyed

The New York Times reports that intercepts of Americans’ private phone calls and e-mails by the National Security Agency is broader than the NSA had acknowledged.  Attorney Philip O’Neill, author of “National Security and Legal Process” who teaches national security law in the BU School of Law, can discuss the legal ramifications. Contact Philip O’Neill, […]

The state of national-security law

President Obama and former Vice President Chaney’s back-to-back speeches on national security highlight the contentious nature of post-9/11, post-Bush national security law.  School of Law lecturer Philip O’Neill, Jr., who teaches national security law and is the author of “National Security and the Legal Process,” can put the debate in context. Contact Philip O’Neill, Jr., […]