Jonathan Fredman

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Jonathan Fredman has held a number of legal and policy positions for the U.S. Government, including Assistant Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Special Programs, chief counsel to the Director of Central Intelligence Counterterrorist Center, and Special Assistant to the Director of Central Intelligence. He has taught national security law, the law of foreign intelligence, and the law of counterterrorism, and has been published in the ABA National Security Law Report, Yale Law and Policy Review, and Studies in Intelligence. Mr. Fredman graduated from Princeton University in 1979 magna cum laude with an A.B. in Public and International Affairs, and received his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1983, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Prior to entering government, Mr. Fredman was an attorney in private practice with the firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison in New York and Washington, and a law clerk for U.S. District Judge Charles M. Metzner of the Southern District of New York. Mr. Fredman is a recipient of the George H.W. Bush Award for Excellence in Counterterrorism, the National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal, and the Middle East Mission Manager Medallion. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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The Law of Foreign and National Intelligence
National Security Law & Policy
Lawfare Entry
Lawfare
Covert Action Policy and Procedure
American Bar Association National Security Law Report
Protecting the national security while preserving the Constitution
Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs
Letter to the Senate Armed Services Committee
Intelligence Agencies, Law Enforcement, and the Prosecution Team
Yale Law and Policy Review, 1998, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 331-376.
Yale Law and Policy Review
Covert Action, Loss of Life, and the Prohibition on Assassination
Studies in Intelligence
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