Khadr and al Qaeda’s child terrorists

Murder, attempted murder, material support, conspiracy and spying are the charges against Omar Khadr who recently faced a military commission which heard challenges to its jurisdiction. I’ve previously blogged in detail about those charges here. As I’ve previously noted, Khadr comes from a dedicated al Qaeda family, with a family tradition of terrorism. Abdurahman Khadr,

Keep the Warrants Out of Foreign Terrorist Surveillance

Congress is currently embroiled in a debate over how to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. At the heart of this debate are the powers of the co-equal branches of government and an out of date statute which hampers our ability to monitor the activity of terrorists. Congress should act swiftly to enact the Senate

Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Govt in GITMO Case

The U.S. Court of Military Commission Review reinstated charges against alleged Canadian al Qaeda member Omar Khadr. I’ve previously blogged about the charges against Khadr here. Charges were previously dismissed by the Military Commission Judge, Colonel Peter Brownback. Colonel Brownback reasoned that he lacked jurisdiction to hear Khadr’s case because the CSRT failed to determine

by Lara – Blog What? Design

by Lara – Blog What? Design Thank you! Your payment was successful. Friday, October 19th, 2007 2:56 pm | Posted in: Law Blog  Print This Post | Share This Trackback URL • Permalink URL No comments yet. Why not post one?

by Leila Sadat

by Leila Sadat Leila Nadya Sadat Henry H. Oberschelp Professor of Law Director, Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute Washington University School of Law Professor Sadat is the Henry H. Oberschelp Professor of Law at the Washington University School of Law and the Director of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute. She is an

by Jordan Paust

by Jordan Paust Mike and Teresa Baker Law Center Professor University of Houston Law Center A.B., University of California at Los Angeles; J.D., University of California at Los Angeles; LL.M., University of Virginia; J.S.D. Cand., Yale University Professor Paust joined the Law Center faculty in 1975 as an International Law expert. He was a Fulbright

by Gregory McNeal

by Gregory McNeal 1. All original content of AIDPBlog.org is copyrighted by its author and is not to be used without permission except as provided herein. In using AIDPBlog.org you recognize that the AIDPBlog is primarily a guide to content on the Web, that all content is provided on an as-is basis, and that no

by Amos Guiora

by Amos Guiora Amos N. Guiora University of Utah 500 pages. Paperback. ISBN: 978-0-7355-6800-6. With Teacher’s Manual. About the Book Author Amos N. Guiora compares the four aspects of counterterrorism-law, policy, intelligence gathering, and operational decisions-from the perspectives of five different countries: the United States, Spain, Russia, Israel, and India. With engaging writing and an

by Christopher Blakesley

by Christopher Blakesley Here is a bit more on the Guantanamo story The Associated Press Friday, June 22, 2007 US May Move Detainees to Afghan Prison By DEB RIECHMANN The Associated Press WASHINGTON, June 22 (AP) — The United States is helping build a prison in Afghanistan that would take some prisoners now at Guantanamo

by Dorean Koenig

by Dorean Koenig Professor of Law The Thomas M. Cooley Law School Ph.B. University of Detroit 1956 J.D. University of Detroit 1967 Professor Koenig is an award-winning teacher and prolific author whose criminal law textbook is used by many Cooley students. She is currently active in the Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section of the American