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Torture and Habeas Corpus as Information-Forcing Devices
The habeas lawyer, I therefore suggest modestly, is the legal mirror-image of the state as torturer and as outlaw information-gatherer. One of my clients was kept in total darkness for weeks before being transferred to ...
Back to Basics: Habeas Corpus Procedures and Long-Term Executive Detention
The lesson from the Hamdi plurality and the Court in Boumediene is not that all hearsay is admissible in an executive-detention habeas action, but rather that the district courts should exercise their discretion in determining ...
No Room Left for Doubt: New Revelation About Guantánamo
(Northern Illinois University College of Law, 2009-03-05)
Recent release orders, statements by some military lawyers and judges, and the military’s own admission of detention mistakes all confirm that the only way for the Obama administration to restore our legal system’s legitimacy ...
No Room Left For Doubt: More Relevations about Guantánamo
(Northern Illinois University College of Law (reprint), 2009-03)