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UVA Law School Hosts National Security Law Institute

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The top brass from homeland security, the FBI and other government offices are converging this week at the University of Virginia's School of Law.

Drone killings, cyber threats and and terrorism are some of the topics they will learn about at the 21st National Security Law Institute.

Virginia law professor John Norton Moore directs the institute and Center for National Security Law.

"After 9/11 when the Justice Department suddenly realized it needed to set up a new national security division, for several years we trained many of their new people in the center," Moore said.

Since that time, Virginia's School of  Law has developed into the world leader in teaching national security law.

The institute will continue this week and next.

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