I. ISIS, Iraq and Authorizations for the Use of Military Force

  1. Jennifer Daskal, Ryan Goodman, Steve Vladeck, The Premature Discussion of ISIS and the 2001/2002 AUMFs (Tuesday, June 17)
  2. Ryan Goodman, The President Has No Congressional Authorization to Use Force Against ISIS in Iraq (Thursday, June 19)

II. Law Enforcement and Trials

  1. Marty Lederman, The Legal Basis for the Abu Khattalah Capture (Thursday, June 19)
  2. Shaheed Fatima, Secrecy and Security: Guardian News vs AB, CD (Monday, June 16)

III. Accountability 1: Private Military Contractors

  1. James Stewart, Guest Post: The Trial of Ex-Blackwater: An Overview of the Competing Stories (Friday, June 20)
  2. Steve Vladeck, A Second Chance for the Obama Administration on “Battlefield” Contractor Liability (Monday, June 16)

IV. Accountability 2: National Security Bivens

V. Transparency

  1. Marty Lederman, Status of CIA Detention and Interrogation Program Declassification [Updated] (Friday, June 20) 
  2. Steve Vladeck, Lane v. Franks and the First Amendment Rights of National Security Leakers (Thursday, June 19)

VI. Lethal Action and Drones (and Pakistan)

VIII. Regional Peacekeeping and Security

IX. Sexual Violence in Conflict