Joseph Ferguson is the Co-Director of the National Security and Civil Rights Program at Loyola University Chicago. Ferguson has been an adjunct instructor at Loyola since the late 1990s, first as an appellate writing and advocacy instructor, and, for the last ten years, teaching National Security Law and Prosecuting and Defending Terrorism Cases. He helped develop and establish the National Security and Civil Rights Program. He also is an adjunct in the Political Science Department at Lake Forest College. Ferguson has also taught and lectured at the Department of Justice’s National Advocacy Center, which provides training for federal, state, and local prosecutors and investigative agencies. With USDOJ, he also has presented to foreign military, criminal, and intelligence organizations regarding evidence gathering and prosecution of terrorism-related cases in the U.S. Tom Durkin is a nationally known trial lawyer specializing in the defense of complex federal criminal matters, with a special emphasis on the defense of prosecutions involving national security, domestic terrorism and civil rights related matters. He has written and lectured widely on national security and civil rights issues at a number of law schools, including Duke, Notre Dame, and the University of Chicago. Durkin has been admitted by the U.S. Department of Defense to the “Pool of Qualified Civilian Defense Counsel to Practice Before the Military Commissions,” and presently serves on the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Select Committee on National Security. He also serves as a member of the Advisory Committee of the Center for Civil and Human Rights of the University of Notre Dame Law School. Durkin was also selected as one of five lawyers nationwide to participate in the John Adams Project, a joint effort of the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers to provide civilian defense counsel in the case of U.S. v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et al., the initial 2008 capital trial in the Military Commissions at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Durkin was civilian counsel for Ramzi bin Al-Shibh who was charged with conspiring to orchestrate the September 11th attacks of the World Trade Center and Pentagon.