On Friday, April 6, 2012 I will be participating in a debate at The University of California, Davis School of Law. The topic is “America’s Reach: The Constitutionality of Targeted Killing.” The speech is sponsored by the ACLU and the
Over at Lawfare I’ve posted a short summary of my collateral damage piece. You can access the summary here. To give you a feel for the flavor of the blog post, here is my concluding paragraph: “Taken together, the CDM
In November 2009, I announced that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other individuals would stand trial in federal court for their roles in the terrorist attacks on our country on September 11, 2001. As I said then, the decision
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
In a prior post I discussed a change to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court’s Rules of Procedure. Marc Ambinder, writing at The Atlantic and Steven Aftergood at Secrecy News both posted responses (thanks to both for the comments and traffic).
On Monday March 29th at noon I will be appearing at Texas Tech University School of Law to debate Professor Arnold Loewy, the topic of our debate is “Miranda on the Battlefield: How Boumediene v. Bush Impacts Combat Operations.” The
Today the U.S. Department of Justice unsealed an indictment in the “Jihad Jane” a.k.a. “Fatima La Rose” a.k.a. Colleen R. LaRose case. Jihad Jane is alleged to have participated in a conspiracy to use the internet to recruit terrorists to
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,
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
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
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
The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University released a new report entitled Federal Agencies Can’t Agree on Who is a Terrorist. TRAC always provides great information, and is an invaluable resource for counterterrorism scholars looking for data to support
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
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