I. Surveillance, Privacy, & Technology

  1. Jameel Jaffer. Searchable Database of NSA Documents (Friday, Apr. 4)
  2. Ryan Goodman, John Bellinger’s Testimony before the PCLOB (and implications for Senate approval of the Persons with Disabilities Convention) [Updated on April 2] (Tuesday, Apr. 1)
  3. Julian Sanchez, Getting Under the Hood of the HPSCI Bulk Collection Bill(Monday, Mar. 31)

II. Detention, Trial, & Treatment

  1. Steve Vladeck, Detention After the AUMF (Friday, Apr. 4)
  2. Meg Satterthwaite, The SSCI Report and the Right to the Truth about the CIA’s Secret Detention and Extraordinary Rendition Program (Thursday, Apr. 3)
  3. Thomas Earnest, SSCI Votes to Declassify Portions of CIA Interrogation Report [Updated with Statement from Sen. Feinstein] (Thursday, Apr. 3)
  4. Zachary Goldman,  Guest Post: The Difficulty of Relative Judgments about the Utility of Enhanced Interrogation Techniques: The SSCI Report in Context (Thursday, Apr. 3)
  5. Steve Vladeck, Military Courts and Article III (Wednesday, April 2)

III. International & Foreign Law

  1. Ruchi Parekh,  UK Defence Select Committee: Extensive legal scrutiny undermining willingness of commanders to take necessary risks  (Friday, Apr. 4)
  2. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, States, Almost States, Non-State Actors and the Geneva Conventions: Palestinian President Abbas’s attempt to join the Club  (Wednesday, Apr. 2)
  3. Ryan Goodman, Law of War Conventions that Palestinian President Abbas Intends to Join: Questions Raised (Wednesday, Apr. 2)
  4. Shaheed Fatima, The Human Rights Committee’s Draft Comment 35 on Detention and Security of Persons: A long, long time coming yet still falls short (Tuesday, Apr. 1)
  5. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, A Greek Precedent for the Russian Compliance Problem with the Council of Europe (Monday, Mar. 31)

IV. Targeted Killing & Drones

V. Miscellaneous

For recaps from previous weeks, please visit our Recap Archive page.