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Special Announcement

Applications welcome!  The 2017 National Security Law Institute will be held in Charlottesville, June 4-16.  Applications are due May 10.  During this intensive two week series of courses, prominent scholars and current and former government experts will present lectures, panels, and debates addressing both theoretical background and important contemporary issues of national security law.  Further information and the application


A Message from the Director, Professor John Norton Moore

Professor John Norton Moore
A Nonpartisan, Nonprofit Interdisciplinary Center for Advanced Scholarship and Education About Legal Issues Affecting U.S. National Security

Welcome to the Web site for the Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia School of Law. Established at the University of Virginia School of Law in April 1981, the Center has an active publications program and sponsors scholarly conferences and national security law courses. The Center also sponsors an annual National Security Law Institute during the summer which is designed to provide advanced training for government officials and professors of law and international relations in this growing field.