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Don’t Ask Don’t Tell: Beyond the Log Cabin Republicans Injunction and the Defense Authorization Act

Sponsored by the Program on Law & Government, National Security Law Brief, Labor & Employment Law Forum, LAMBDA Law Society, Legislation & Policy Brief, Modern American, Health Law & Justice Initiative and AU Queers & Allies

November 10, 2010

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

American University Washington College of Law 4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Room 603

Please join us for a discussion of the legal, social and policy implications of this legislation, including a discussion of the Log Cabin Republicans v. United States of America case, the subsequent injunction issued by Judge Virginia Phillips of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the Defense Authorization Act and domestic partner benefits.

Panel moderated by: Stephen Vladeck, American University Professor & National Security Law Expert

Panel: Michelle McCluer, Executive Director of National Institute of Military Justice David McKean, Staff Attorney for Servicemembers Legal Defense Network Ty Cobb, Legislative Director for the Human Rights Campaign David Rittgers, Legal Policy Analyst for the Cato Institute

Closing remarks given by: Anthony Varona, American University Associate Dean & Professor of Law

There is no charge for registration, but registration is required to attend the reception following the event.   Please go to to register.

For further information, please visit either the National Security Law Brief’s or the Labor & Employment Law Forum’s websites at


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