What’s in a Toolbox? Criminal Law and the Strategic State



Samuel J. Rascoff,

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March 15, 2012 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM


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Reuben W. Hills Conference Room

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Samuel J. Rascoff joined the NYU School of Law faculty in June 2008. He came to the Law School from the New York City Police Department, where, as Director of Intelligence Analysis, he created and led a team responsible for assessing the terrorist threat to the city. A graduate of Harvard (summa cum laude), Oxford (First Class Honors), and Yale Law School, he previously served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter and to Judge Pierre N. Leval of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He was also a special assistant with the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq. As an associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, his practice focused on the settlement of complex litigation. Rascoff teaches and writes in the areas of national security law, counterterrorism, and regulatory law and policy. His recent publications include Domesticating Intelligence (So. Cal. L. Rev.) and The Law of Homegrown (Counter) Terrorism (Tex. L. Rev.). Named a Carnegie Scholar in 2009, Rascoff’s current research focuses on understanding “Official Islam.”

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