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Contributing Author Profile: Elizabeth Hillman

Elizabeth L. Hillman currently serves as Provost of UC Hastings College of Law, where she teaches courses in Constitutional Law, Wills & Trusts, and Military Law. 266 more words

Contributing Author Profile: Rachel VanLandingham

Rachel VanLandingham — professor, author, and former member of the U.S. Armed Forces — will present her article “Discipline, Justice, and Command in the U.S. Military: Maximizing Strengths and Minimizing Weakness In A Special Society” at the… 412 more words

Lessons from Nuremberg: Why Obama Should Rethink His Gitmo Strategy

JiC welcomes Jonathan Hafetz for this fascinating essay on the lessons the U.S. can and should learn from Nuremberg for its prosecution of alleged terrorists in Guantanamo Bay. 1,606 more words

International Criminal Justice

First Up: Motions on Severance & Conflict-of-Interest

I am en route via Chicago and Washington D.C. to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for the first week of the 9/11 hearings.  The hearings are scheduled to start at 9:00 am on Monday, 9 February 2015. 1,524 more words

9-11 Case

Thoughtful Thursday— Link Roundup (10/16-10/23)

“Great ideas emerge from useless fragments of thoughts.”― Michael Bassey Johnson 472 more words

Law & Politics

Important Gitmo Ruling Leaves Future of Military Commissions Uncertain, Say Attorneys

Court Conclusively Finds Material Support Not a War Crime

Center for Constitutional Rights | July 14, 2014

Washington, D.C. – In response to today’s en banc ruling by the D.C.

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United States

A Student's Perspective on the USS Cole Trial- May 27, 2014- Kristi McMains

Military commissions have a lot in common with what we know as a regular trial that takes place in the US Court system. What differentiates a military commission is that a military commission is a court of law traditionally used to try law of war and related offenses. 749 more words