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Jennifer Daskal Professor WCL,Washington College of Law

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WCL - Washington College of Law
Yuma - Y230
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Teaching

Fall 2020

  • LAW-508 Criminal Procedure I

  • LAW-795CY Cyber Flash Points

Spring 2021

  • LAW-503 Constitutional Law

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Area of Expertise

National Security Law; Criminal Law and Procedure; Constitutional Law; International Humanitarian Law; Privacy Law; Technology Law

Additional Information

Jennifer Daskal is a Professor and Faculty Director of the Tech, Law, Security Program at American University Washington College of Law, where she teaches and writes in the fields of cyber, national security, criminal and constitutional law. Prior to joining DOJ, Daskal was senior counterterrorism counsel at Human Rights Watch, worked as a staff attorney for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, and clerked for the Honorable Jed S. Rakoff. She also spent two years as a national security law fellow and adjunct professor at Georgetown Law Center. From 2016-2017, she was an Open Society Institute Fellow working on issues related to privacy and law enforcement access to data across borders. She is currently a Scholar-in-Residence at New America. Daskal’s scholarship has appeared in the Yale Law Journal, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review, Stanford Law Review Online, and Harvard Journal of National Security Law, among other places. She published numerous op-eds, including in the New York Times, Washington Post, and The Atlantic and appeared has appeared on BBC, C-Span, MSNBC, and NPR, among other media outlets. She is an Executive Editor of the Just Security blog.

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