Recap of Recent Posts at Just Security (June 6–12)

I. Guantanamo and Detention 

  1. Steve Vladeck, Three Problems With Judge Brown’s Opinion in Tuaua (Sunday, June 7)
  2. Daphne Eviatar, The Senate’s Guantánamo Bill: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing (Monday, June 8)
  3. Steve Vladeck, An Important New Filing in the Continuing Saga of Mohamedou Ould Slahi (Wednesday, June 10)
  4. Adam Jacobson, Guest Post: Closing Guantánamo Will Help Combat Terrorist Propaganda (Friday, June 12)

II. Criminal Trials

  1. Steve Vladeck, Why the Latest Ridiculous Guantánamo Amendment is Almost Certainly Unconstitutional (Thursday, June 11)
  2. Jennifer Daskal, The Ridiculous GTMO Counsel-Stripping Amendment: An Easy Vote (Thursday, June 11)
  3. Marty Lederman, Al-Bahlul Decided: Court Invalidates Military Commission Conviction for Domestic-Law Offense (Friday, June 12)
  4. Steve Vladeck, What al Bahlul Says, and What It Means (Friday, June 12)

III. Surveillance & Privacy

  1. Michael Davidson, Guest Post: The Need for a USA Freedom Technical Corrections Act (Monday, June 8)
  2. Julian Sanchez, The (Telephony) Matrix Reloaded (Tuesday, June 9)
  3. Cian Murphy, Guest Post: UK Investigatory Powers Review: A New Blueprint for Surveillance? (Thursday, June 11)

IV. Torture and Interrogations

V. Separation of Powers: Zivotofsky v. Kerry

  1. Steve Vladeck, Supreme Court Sides with Executive Branch Over Jerusalem (Monday, June 8)
  2. Marty Lederman, Thoughts on Zivotofsky, Part One: How Groundbreaking Is It? (Wednesday, June 10)
  3. Marty Lederman, Thoughts on Zivotofsky, Part Two: Whither Article III Standing? (Wednesday, June 10)
  4. Marty Lederman, Thoughts on Zivotofsky, Part Three: The Broad Consensus on Presidential and Congressional Foreign Affairs Authorities (Thursday, June 11)
  5. Marty Lederman, Thoughts on Zivotofsky, Part Four: Justice Thomas as Constitutional Iconoclast (or, “What Was So Terrible About King George III, Anyway?”) (Thursday, June 11)

VI. Authorizations for the Use of Force & ISIL

  1. John Reed, Will Assad Put Himself in US Crosshairs by Working With ISIL? (Tuesday, June 9)
  2. Just Security, A New, and This Time Bipartisan, Proposal for an AUMF Against ISIL (Tuesday, June 9)

VII. Law of Armed Conflict

VIII. Congressional Hearings

 

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