The Devilish Difficulty of Defending a Detainee

September 10, 2008Duke Law News

Major Frakt, defense counsel to Mohammed Jawad, will discuss the unique aspects of military commissions and the law, clients, and operating environment at Guantanamo that make it incredibly difficult to defend detainees. For more information, contact

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  • Welcoming new scholars, teachers

    Dean David F. Levi announced three new faculty hires shortly before this issue of Duke Law Magazine went to press. Michael D. Frakes, a law and economics scholar and legal empiricist who focuses on health law and patent law, joins the governing faculty in July as a professor of law. Ofer Eldar, an emerging empirical scholar of corporate law and corporate governance, financial regulation, and law and economics, will also join the governing faculty as a professor of law.

  • Stuart Feiner ’74

    Even though he stayed with a single employer for 30 years, Stuart Feiner has enjoyed a career of remarkable diversity.