Recap of the Week’s Posts on Just Security (Dec 14-20)

I. Surveillance and Data Collection

  1. Shaheed Fatima, Privacy and Data Collection/Retention in the EU: Villalón Opinion  (Monday, Dec. 16)
  2. Steve Vladeck, Judge Leon Enjoins Bulk Metadata Program; Stays Ruling Pending Appeal  (Monday, Dec. 16)
  3. Steve Vladeck, Why the Constitutional Holding in Klayman Wasn’t Necessary  (Tuesday, Dec. 17)
  4. Steve Vladeck, Does Klayman Need to Cross-Appeal Judge Leon’s Ruling? (Wednesday, Dec. 18)
  5. David Cole, Judge Leon and the Shocking Scope of the NSA’s Surveillance Program  (Wednesday, Dec. 18)
  6. Thomas Earnest, White House Releases Report by President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies (Wednesday, Dec. 18)
  7. Jennifer Granick, President’s Review Board Says: Protect Thy Neighbor’s Privacy  (Wednesday, Dec. 18)
  8. David Cole, Edward Snowden’s Vindication? All Three Branches Considering NSA Reform (Thursday, Dec. 19)
  9. Jennifer Granick, Foreigners and the Review Group Report: Part 2  (Thursday, Dec. 19)
  10. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Up to Date with the EU on Data Protection: Canvassing Implications for the US  (Friday, Dec. 20)

II. Trials and Military Commissions

  1. Thomas Earnest, Military Commission “Lifts” Provision Classifying “Observations and Experiences” (Monday, Dec. 16)
  2. Marty Lederman, What We Don’t Know About Irek Hamidullan  (Wednesday, Dec. 18)
  3. Marty Lederman Judge Pohl’s 9/11 Trial Order on the Convention Against Torture and the Accused’s “Observations and Experiences” (Wednesday, Dec. 18)
  4. Thomas Earnest, Updates from Today’s 9/11 Case Hearings Before the Military Commission (Wednesday, Dec. 18)
  5. Thomas Earnest. 9/11 Case Stalls as Prosecution Moves to Have Detainee’s Competency to Stand Trial Examined [UPDATED] (Thursday, Dec. 19)

III. Torture, Rendition, and Forced Transfer

  1. Ryan Goodman, Forced Transfer of Detainees with Diplomatic Assurances Against Ill-Treatment (Monday, Dec. 16)
  2. Ryan Goodman, UK Detainee Inquiry Report Details Britain’s Involvement in US Torture and Rendition Programs  (Thursday, Dec. 19)
  3. Ryan Goodman, UK High Court Rules on Case Involving Alleged US Rendition and Torture: Belhaj v. Straw and Others (Friday, Dec. 20)
  4. Ruchi Parekh, Belhaj v. Straw: UK Complicity in US Rendition and Torture (Friday, Dec. 20)

IV. Executive Branch Appointments

V. Congress: NDAA

VI. Universal Jurisdiction

  1. Ryan Goodman., Amnesty International’s Survey on Universal Jurisdiction: A Reply to Kevin Jon Heller (Saturday, Dec. 14)
  2. Beth Van Schaack, The Parallels Between South African and U.S. Law On Universal Jurisdiction (Monday, Dec. 16)
  3. Beth Van Schaack, Universal Jurisdiction Cases Involving U.S. Defendants  (Tuesday, Dec. 17)

VII. International Criminal Court

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Michael Joshi

Former Communications Director for Just Security