Scott Silliman | Current Issues of Law & Policy in the War on Terrorism

Professor Scott Silliman will be outlining the current legal and policy issues in the ongoing War Against Terrorism. Among other things, he will be discussing the ongoing controversy surrounding the Administration's detention of alleged terrorists at Guantanamo Bay and its claim to be able to detain even American citizens within this country without charging them or affording them counsel; the use of military commissions to prosecute terrorists; extraordinary rendition; and the President's use of electronic surveillance within the United States by the National Security Agency without a court order.

Recorded on April 22, 2006.

Lecture titled: Current Issues of Law & Policy in the War on Terrorism.

Appearing: Scott Silliman (Duke University School of Law).