The Terror Courts: Rough Justice At Guantanamo Bay

March 19, 2014Duke Law News

Friday, March 21, 2014 • 12:15pm • Law School Room 3043
 
Jess Bravin, Wall Street Journal’s Supreme Court correspondent, tells the still unfolding story of military commission justice, in large part through the story of Marine Corp JAG Lt. Colonel Stu Couch, whose efforts to try suspected terrorists brought him face to face with the injustice of enhanced interrogation techniques, the efforts to nonetheless use the evidence obtained, and other difficulties in standing up an untried military commission system at Guantanamo Bay. 
 
Bravin and Couch will discuss the book and answer questions.
Reviews:
Jane Mayer, of the New Yorker: http://is.gd/6OoYz5
NPR Books: http://is.gd/tXdIdF
Andrew Cohen, in the Atlantic: http://is.gd/7GiYap
Dina Temple-Ralston, Washington Post: http://is.gd/j1x1Gv
 
Co-sponsored by the Program in Public Law and the Guantanamo Clinic. Lunch provided - first come, first served. For more information please contact sarah.holsapple@law.duke.edu.
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The Terror Courts:  Rough Justice At Guantanamo Bay

Friday, March 21, 2014 • 12:15pm • Law School Room 3043
 
Jess Bravin, Wall Street Journal’s Supreme Court correspondent, tells the still unfolding story of military commission justice, in large part through the story of Marine Corp JAG Lt. Colonel Stu Couch, whose efforts to try suspected terrorists brought him face to face with the injustice of enhanced interrogation techniques, the efforts to nonetheless use the evidence obtained, and other difficulties in standing up an untried military commission system at Guantanamo Bay. 
Bravin and Couch will discuss the book and answer questions.