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Programs for the Topic ‘National Security’


Thursday, October 28th, 2010


The Post-9/11 Evolution of Detention Law and Policy

Robert M. Chesney, Charles I. Francis Professor in Law University of Texas School of Law

Thursday October 28, 2010, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Ben C. Green Lecture presented by the Institute for Global Security Law and Policy and sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Nine years removed from the 9/11 attacks, we remain bogged down in debate regarding the proper role, if any, for military detention in relation to terrorism. Some are calling for legislation to define more specifically who may be detained. Others object that this question should be left to the judiciary to resolve in the Guantanamo habeas cases, and that legislation might actually worsen the situation. Professor Chesney discusses who has the better argument, and whether any of this matters beyond Guantanamo.

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