I. Torture

A. Senate Intelligence Committee Torture Report

  1. David Luban, Why Do We Talk About Torture the Way We Do? (Monday, Dec. 15)
  2. Margo Schlanger, Guest Post: Intelligence Legalism and the Torture Report (Wednesday, Dec. 17)
  3. Steve Vladeck, The Torture Report and Korematsu‘s Shadow (Thursday, Dec. 18)
  4. John Sifton, Guest Post: Torture Is Still on the Table (Thursday, Dec. 18)
  5. Marty Lederman, Seriously? (Friday, Dec. 19)
  6. Beth Van Schaack, Not to Be Forgotten: The Case of Maher Arar (Friday, Dec. 19)

B. Accountability

  1. Jameel Jaffer, No Impunity for Torturers (Monday, Dec. 15)
  2. Ryan Goodman, Flashback — Ex-Bush Official, Col. Wilkerson: “I Am Willing to Testify” If Dick Cheney is Prosecuted for Torture (Thursday, Dec. 18)

II.  North Korea and Sony Hack

III. Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMFs)

  1. Ken Gude, Guest Post: The Unintended Consequences of the 2001 AUMF Sunset (Monday, Dec. 15)
  2. Ryan Goodman, The Washington Post Editorial Board’s (Mis)conception of Congress’s Role in War Authorizations (Tuesday, Dec. 16)

IV. Surveillance

  1. Julian Sanchez, The Cato Institute Surveillance Conference (Wednesday, Dec. 17)
  2. Patrick C. Toomey, Guest Post: In 2007, One Judge Said No to the NSA (Thursday, Dec. 18)

V. Detention & Trials

VI. Lethal Actions and Targeted Killings

VII. Congress-Executive Branch