I’ve posted the abstract to a recent symposium article “A Cup of Coffee After the Waterboard: Seemingly Voluntary Post-Abuse Statements” to SSRN, but unfortunately I don’t have a .PDF of the final page proofs to post yet. Here is the abstract of the article which appears in Volume 59 of the [...]
On March 9th I will be at The University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law debating my friend and former colleague Amos Guiora.
Our topic is the Christmas day bombing plot and the related issues of how to detain, interrogate and try suspected terrorists.
On February 22, at Noon I will be giving a speech at Temple University. The topic of the speech is “What to do about Guantanamo?” My remarks will focus on the challenges associated with closing the detention facility, and the broader challenges of detaining and trying suspected terrorists.
On February 10, 2010 I will be participating in a panel discussion focused on “How to Try Suspected Terrorists” sponsored by the Loyola Law School-Los Angeles International Law Society and Federalist Society chapters.
Tomorrow there will be a fantastic event sponsored by three of my favorite organizations on a topic of great interest to me:
The Federalist Society’s International Law and National Security Law Practice Group, The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, and The National Review Institute are sponsoring an event entitled: [...]
Exactly one year has passed since President Obama declared he would close Guantanamo.
And today, The Washington Post reports that his Department of Justice Task Force will recommend “that nearly 50 of the 196 detainees at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, should be held indefinitely without trial under [...]
On Friday September 11, 2009 The Frederick K. Cox International Law Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Law will host Four Roundtables Reconciling National Security and the Rule of Law.
I’m presenting on the first panel with Larry May (Vanderbilt), Keith Petty (U.S. Army), Mike Newton (Vanderbilt), Morris Davis (USAF [...]
UPDATE: The radio show is now available for download. Click here to listen or download.
Tomorrow morning from 9am-10am (Thursday July 23, 2009) I will appear for an hour on “Smart Talk” WITF-89.5FM and 93.3FM. The topic is Guantanamo, the detainee task force, and President Obama’s [...]
I was recently interviewed by Patty Satalia, a journalist with WPSU a PBS and NPR affiliate. The interview was approximately one hour long (divided into segments) and questions ran the gamut from a discussion of the challenges the President will face in closing Guantanamo, to lessons from the CIA memos. We also discussed similarities [...]
I’ve posted a draft version of my article Institutional Legitimacy and Counterterrorism Trials to SSRN and SelectedWorks. The article is forthcoming in the Richmond Law Review and addresses the relationship between conformity and legitimacy in the institutional design process. I specifically address how legitimacy is an important factor for counterterrorism trials, the [...]
Greg McNeal is a professor and national security specialist focusing on the institutions and challenges associated with global security, with substantive expertise in national security law and policy, transnational crime, global policy studies, and international affairs.
He teaches at Pepperdine University's School of Law and School of Public Policy.
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