Monday, May 13, 2013 at 9:38 AM
Not for the first time, and certainly not for the last, it appears that the Supreme Court disagrees with me–and doesn’t think the constitutionality of courts-martial for civilian contractors is worth its time. [H/T: SCOTUSblog.]
Steve Vladeck is a professor of law and the associate dean for scholarship at American University Washington College of Law. A 2004 graduate of Yale Law School, Steve clerked for Judge Marsha Berzon on the Ninth Circuit and Judge Rosemary Barkett on the Eleventh Circuit. In addition to serving as a senior editor of the Journal of National Security Law & Policy, Steve is also the co-editor of Aspen Publishers’ leading National Security Law and Counterterrorism Law casebooks. Full bio »
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
The Islamic State has captured a Jordanian pilot, participating in the U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State. His plane reportedly “went down” during a mission conducted near Raqqa in northern Syria. Islamic State militants actually claim that they shot down the pilot. The New York Times notes, “Shooting down a fighter jet from the United . . .
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