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9/11 @ 20: A Revolution in National Security Law (Part 2)

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Jimmy Gurule |  Barry Jonas |  Franklin Rosenblatt |  Richard Warner
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The 9/11 terrorist attacks twenty years ago launched a revolution in every aspect of our national security apparatus.  Whether though the enactment of new laws or the reinterpretations of existing authorities, the United States radically changed its posture to address this new challenge posed by those who planned, authorized, committed, or aided the 9/11 attacks, and those who harbored them.  This two-day virtual seminar will attempt to evaluate the successes and failures in that effort, and the efforts still required to keep our nation safe while protecting our liberties.




Jimmy Gurule's Profile

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University of Notre Dame

Jimmy Gurulé is an expert in the field of criminal law, international criminal law, terrorism and terrorist financing, and national security law. He served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in 1998-1999. He earned his B.A. from the University of Utah in 1974, and his J.D. from the University of Utah College of Law in 1980. A member of the Utah State Bar since 1980, Gurulé has worked in a variety of high-profile public law enforcement positions including as Under Secretary for Enforcement, U.S. Department of the Treasury (2001-2003), where he had oversight responsibilities for the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Customs Service, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Office of Foreign Assets Control, and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center; Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice (1990-1992); and Assistant U.S. Attorney, where he served as Deputy Chief of the Major Narcotics Section of the Los Angeles U.S. Attorney’s Office (1985-1989). Among his many successes in law enforcement, Gurulé was instrumental in developing and implementing the U.S. Treasury Department’s global strategy to combat terrorist financing.

Gurulé concentrates his teaching and scholarship in the areas of criminal law, teaching courses in international criminal law, national security law, the death penalty, and a wrongful conviction externship. He co-authored the Handbook of Criminal and Terrorism Financing Law (Palgrave 2018); National Security Law and the Constitution (Wolters Kluwer 2016, second edition forthcoming 2020), National Security Law, Principles and Policy (Wolters Kluwer 2015, second edition forthcoming 2019), International Criminal Law (Carolina Academic Press) (4th ed. 2013); Criminal and Forensic Evidence (LexisNexis) (4th ed. 2013); Complex Criminal Litigation: Prosecuting Drug Enterprises and Organized Crime (forthcoming 4th ed. 2019); Principles of Counter-Terrorism Law (Thompson-West 2011); and authored Unfunding Terror: The Legal Response to the Financing of Global Terrorism (Edward Elgar 2008). 

Gurulé is a member of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Committee on Pattern Criminal Jury Instructions, American Law Institute, Faculty Advisory Board of the Center for Civil and Human Rights at the Notre Dame Law School, elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration (2009), and selected as a member of the United Nations expert working group on “Public Corruption and the Negative Impact of the Non-Repatriation of Funds of Illicit Origin on the Enjoyment of Human Rights.” He has served as a consultant to the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative advising the governments of Armenia, Belize, and Bahrain on criminal justice reform. Gurulé has also served as an expert witness and consultant on several high profile anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism cases, including the 1983 terrorist bombing of the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, and 1998 terrorist bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. 

Gurulé is a prominent member of the Hispanic legal community, having served as President of the Hispanic National Bar Association in 1989 and received the Graciela Olivarez Award in 2006. He also serves as the faculty advisor to the Hispanic Law Student Association. He was selected as one of the “100 Most Influential Hispanics” by Hispanic Business in 2002, 1990, 1989, and 1987. He has been quoted by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, Bloomberg, Associated Press, and interviewed by CNN, CNN International, CNBC, NPR, CBS, FOX, and the BBC. 

Gurulé was selected as a Fulbright Scholar and spent the Spring semester 2011 studying and teaching in Santiago, Chile. 

Barry Jonas's Profile

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U.S. Attorney's Office

Barry Jonas is an Assistant United States Attorney at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois where he is part of the National Security and Cyberscrime section.  He joined the Department of Justice in DC in 1991 where he spent his first eleven years with the Criminal Section of the Tax Division, prosecuting tax, fraud, money laundering and other white collar cases. Shortly after 9/11, Barry left the Tax Division and joined DOJ’s CounterTerrorism Section of the National Security Division. In 2010 Barry left Washington to join the US Attorney’s Office in Chicago. 

Franklin Rosenblatt's Profile

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Butler Snow

Frank is a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department and practices within the Commercial Litigation group. A skilled litigator, Frank has tried dozens of cases to verdict, including a successful outcome in America’s most publicized trial of 2017. Frank has won national recognition for his legal writing, authored book chapters and co-authored two books, and been invited to speak about litigation and internal investigations to several of the world’s flagship institutions, including Yale Law School, The Hoover Institution, The Pentagon, and The Peace Palace in The Hague. Frank is the team leader of the Firm’s Military and National Security Law practice area. 

Richard Warner's Profile

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Chicago-Kent College of Law

Professor Warner is the faculty director of Chicago-Kent's Center for Law and Computers. He was named a Norman and Edna Freehling Scholar in 2002. From 1994 to 1996, he was president of InterActive Computer Tutorials, a software company, and from 1998 to 2000, he was director of Building Businesses on the Web, an Illinois Institute of Technology executive education program concerning e-commerce.

He is the director of the School of American Law, a Chicago-Kent–affiliated international program with branches in several European countries. He is a visiting foreign professor at University of Gdansk, Poland, in the Intellectual Property Institute. He is of counsel at the SWC law firm in Warsaw, Poland.

Professor Warner's research concerns the regulation of online privacy, security, and competition. He has lectured on Internet security at the second United Nations Economic Commission for Europe workshop "E-Regulations: E-Security and Knowledge Economy" in Geneva, Switzerland, and, at the invitation of the FBI, on global cybercrime before the Chicago Crime Commission. He was the principal investigator for "Using Education to Combat White Collar Crime," a U.S. State Department grant devoted to combating money laundering in Ukraine from 2000 to 2006. He is currently a member of the U.S. Secret Service's Electronic and Financial Crimes Taskforce, and he is a privacy ambassador for the CAPrice Consortium.

Professor Warner earned his J.D. from the University of Southern California, where he served on the Southern California Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley, and he received his B.A. (with distinction and Phi Beta Kappa) in English from Stanford University.

Professor Warner joined the Chicago-Kent faculty in 1990. Prior to that, he was an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Southern California and at the University of Pennsylvania. He teaches Contracts, Remedies, Jurisprudence, Internet Law, and E-Commerce Law and has published several articles and books on philosophical and legal topics. His most recent book is Unauthorized Access: The Crisis in Online Privacy and Security (co-authored with Robert Sloan).


  • J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law
  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
  • B.A., Stanford University



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