I. Detention & Trials

  1. Jonathan Horowitz, Guest Post: What Rights Does International Law Afford Umm Sayyaf? (Monday, June 15)
  2. Steve Vladeck, Why al Bahlul is Rightly Decided (Wednesday, June 17)
  3. Jonathan Hafetz, Guest Post: Delay and Detention at Obama’s Guantánamo: The Missing PRBs (Friday, June 19)

II. Civil Cases

  1. David Goddard, Guest Post: Britain’s Al-Saadoon Case: A Matter of Human Rights Law and the Use of Military Force Overseas (Tuesday, June 16)
  2. Steve Vladeck, Major Second Circuit Ruling Sides With Immigrants Subjected to Post-9/11 Roundup (Wednesday, June 17)
  3. Steve Vladeck, Abu Ghraib and the Perversion of the Political Question Doctrine (Friday, June 19)

III. Surveillance, Privacy, & Cybersecurity

  1. Faiza Patel, UN’s David Kaye on Encryption, Anonymity, and Human Rights (Tuesday, June 16)
  2. Kristen Eichensehr, The OPM Hack and the New DOD Law of War Manual (Wednesday, June 17)
  3. Julian Sanchez, The Hidden Meaning (Maybe) of the New FISC Opinion (Friday, June 19)

IV. Torture and Interrogations


VI. Separation of Powers: Zivotofsky v. Kerry

  1. Marty Lederman, Thoughts on Zivotofsky, Part Five: Why Did the Majority Choose to Decide Whether the President’s “Recognition” Power Is Exclusive? (Saturday, June 13)
  2. Marty Lederman, Thoughts on Zivotofsky, Part Six: Why the Majority’s Surprising Decision on Executive Exclusivity Is Unpersuasive (Saturday, June 13)
  3. Marty Lederman, Zivotofsky Podcast (Saturday, June 13)
  4. Marty Lederman, Thoughts on Zivotofsky, Part Seven: “Curtiss-Wright–Out of Sight,” and the Fate of the Argument for an Exclusive Executive Diplomatic Authority (Sunday, June 14)

VII. Law of Armed Conflict in Israel and Palestine

VIII. Congressional Hearings