The detention facility at Guantanamo Bay remains open, despite efforts to close it. Forty-one detainees are currently held at Guantanamo Bay and Military Commission proceedings continue. A panel of DoD experts, litigators, and human rights advocates discussed the way ahead during the American Bar Association's 2017 Annual Meeting. Moderator: David B. Rivkin, Jr., Partner, BakerHostetler Panelists: · Maj. Gen. Charles J. Dunlap, Jr. (ret.) former Deputy Judge Advocate General, United States Air Force, and Executive Director, Duke Law School’s Center on Law, Ethics, and National Security · Raha Wala, Director, National Security Policy, Human Rights First · Paul Lekas, former Dupty General Counsel (Legal Counsel), U.S. Department of Defense · Paul M. Lewis, former Special Envoy for Guantanamo Detention Closure, U.S. Department of Defense Sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Armed Forces Law with the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security and the New York City Bar Association’s Military Affairs and Justice Committee.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Prof. Siegel discuss the Court’s recent and upcoming terms, the importance of consensus, and Ginsburg’s legacy at D.C. Summer Institute event.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
Environmental Law Newsletter – 2017
Read about the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s first 10 years, a new book on regulating after crises, faculty scholarship, and more.
ABA Annual Meeting 2017 | GTMO: What Next?
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