Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Former MI-6 Head, Top Panel at St. Francis in Brooklyn: 'Civil Rights Versus National Security'

Richard Barrett
A block-buster panel will tackle the question of personal rights vs. national security at a discussion in Brooklyn.

Richard Barrett (Former Head of Counter-Terrorism with British Intelligence MI-6), Scott Horton (Harper’s), Jeffrey Dannenberg, Bruce Green, Richard Zabel (Deputy U.S. Attorney), Hon. Paul Gardephe (Southern District), Yassin El-Ayouty, and Thomas J. Volpe are the members of the distinguished group discussing this question.

The Honorable Paul Gardephe, United States District Judge of the Southern District of New York will moderate the discussion.

The discussion takes place Tuesday, October 7, 6:00 – 8:30pm at St. Francis College – Maroney Forum for Arts, Culture & Education (Room 7402), 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201

FREE and open to the public, reception to follow

Blurb from St. Francis:

Richard Barrett, former Head of Counter-Terrorism with British Intelligence MI-6, will talk about the “The Nature of Tension,”
Scott Horton, Harper’s magazine, will speak about “Enhanced Interrogation,”
Jeff Dannenberg, a published legal scholar, will speak about “Whistle Blowing,”
Bruce Green, Professor at Fordham University, will talk about “Prosecutorial Ethics,” and
Lawyer Richard Zabel will examine the issue of “Courts vs. Tribunals”

Chairman Emeritus of the St. Francis College Board of Trustees Thomas J. Volpe will open the event and Dr. El-Ayouty will bring all the concepts and ideas together at the end.

The event is co-sponsored by the Department of International Cultural Studies and is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Frank Macchiarola ’62, former Chancellor and President of St. Francis College.

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