CISSM Global Forum | "Must We Choose? Addressing the Conflict Between Public Safety and Individual Liberty"

Thursday, March 8, 2018 -
12:00 to 13:15
Philip Heymann (Event organized by Saul Stern Professor of Civic Engagement)
James Barr Ames Professor of Law Emeritus at the Harvard Law School


This event is organized by the Saul Stern Professor of Civic Engagement and will be held in the Van Munching Hall Atrium. CISSM is a co-sponsor.

Philip Heymann is the James Barr Ames Professor of Law Emeritus at the Harvard Law School. After graduation from Harvard Law School he clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan.  At the U.S. Department of Justice he was then Assistant to the Solicitor General (1961-1965), Assistant U.S. Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division (1978-81) and Deputy Attorney General (1993-94).  At the U.S. Department of State (1965-1969), he was Acting Administrator of the Bureau of Security and Consular Affairs, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Organizations and Executive Assistant to the Undersecretary of State. 

Among the number of articles and books he has written while teaching at Harvard Law School, Heymann is the author of four books on combating terrorism: Terrorism and America (MIT Press 2000); Terrorism, Freedom, and Security (MIT Press 2003); Protecting Liberty in an Age of Terror with co-author Juliette Kayyem (MIT Press 2005); Laws, Outlaws, and Terrorists (with co-author Gabriella Blum (MIT Press 2010).  He is also the author of the Politics of Public Management (Yale University 1987) and Living the Policy Process (Oxford University Press 2008).

The CISSM Global Forum is held from 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm  in the Van Munching Hall Atrium, College Park, MD 20742. It is open to the public (no RSVPs required) and is supported by the Yamamoto-Scheffelin Endowment for Policy Research. For further information about the CISSM Global Forum contact