WikiLeaks Part III - What are the Legal Implications of WikiLeaks?
The final installment in our WikiLeaks mini-series, this is a discussion about the legal implications of WikiLeaks with Norman Abrams, Acting Chancellor Emeritus and Professor of Law Emeritus; Prof. David Kaye, Executive Director of the Law School’s International Human Rights Program; and with law professors Jon Michaels and Eugene Volokh.
Published: Friday, January 28, 2011
This is the final installment in our 3-part series on WikiLeaks. A panel of renowned experts, moderated by Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala, focus on the legal aspects and implications of the cables’ release. The discussants consider First Amendment issues, debate the applicability of the espionage act, weigh the possibility of extradition, detention, and prosecution of the principals as well as reflect on international norms and reactions to US legal efforts.