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Recent Trends in National Security Law provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on best practices for navigating clients through high-stakes national security issues, including government claims against whistleblowers, challenges to the security clearance status of government employees and contractors, and the congressional gridlock that threatens cybersecurity protections and other critical infrastructure.
Featuring partners from some of the nation's leading law firms, this book guides the reader through the wide variety of federal legislation that impacts the practice of law in the national security space, including the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the Whistleblower Protection Act, the Administrative Procedures Act, and the First Amendment, among many others. From examining the 13 evaluation criteria for granting national security clearance to the neverending debate between protecting both national security interests and each individual's rights and liberties, these top lawyers examine the issues that comprise the national security landscape.
The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts on the keys to success within this rapidly evolving field.