Recap: A Guide to Recent Posts on Just Security (May 31 – June 6)

I. The Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange

  1. Marty Lederman, The Bergdahl Exchange [including Fifth Update] (Tuesday, June 3)
  2. Marty Lederman, The Administration’s explanation for why it was lawful not to wait 30 days to complete the Bergdahl exchange (Tuesday, June 3)
  3. Ryan Goodman, Eugene Fidell on Defection, Desertion, AWOL—and Whether to Prosecute (Friday, June 6)
  4. Steve Vladeck, Could Desertion in Afghanistan be a Capital Offense? (Friday, June 6)

II. Interrogation

  1. Stephen Schulofer, DoJ Requires Electronic Recording of Interrogations – But Not in National Security Cases (Wednesday, June 4)
  2. Shaheed Fatima, Jones: End of the Road (Wednesday, June 4)

III. Detention & Guantanamo

  1. Sabin Willett, Letter to Editor, Responding to Steve Vladeck on Gitmo Force Feeding (Monday, June 2)
  2. Marty Lederman, The Competing 2015 NDAA Bills: A sign of hope for closing GTMO (Thursday, June 5)
  3. Jennifer Daskal, What’s Wrong with a Categorical Ban on Transfers from GITMO to Yemen (Thursday, June 5)

IV. Snowden & Civil Disobedience

  1. Michael Glennon, Guest Post: Is Snowden Obligated to Accept Punishment? (Tuesday, June 3)
  2. Rahul Sagar, Guest Post: Is Edward Snowden Engaged in Civil Disobedience? – A Response to Glennon (Thursday, June 5)

V. Supreme Court Docket: Treaty Power

VI. War Crimes (including Syria)

  1. Beth Van Schaak and Ryan Goodman,What is to be Gained from Pursuing Accountability Now in Syria? (Monday, June 2)
  2. Beth Van Schaak Title 18’s Blindspot: Superior Responsibility (Tuesday, June 3)

VII. Benghazi and Congressional Oversight

VIII. Expatriation

IX. Self-Defense and Armed Conflict


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