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Posts by Julia Lohmann

Great Lawfare Moments in Presidential Inaugurations

Monday, January 21, 2013 at 5:57 PM

Despite the unsurprising focus on domestic policy in President Obama’s second inaugural address today, his speech was not entirely devoid of national security issues. “We will defend our people and uphold our values through strength of arms and rule of law,” the President said. While former President George W. Bush declared that the “best hope . . .
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Help Build the Wiki Document Library!

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 4:26 PM

Lawfare, the web’s premier source for news and analysis in national security law, is seeking interested and highly motivated law students to help build Lawfare’s emerging Wiki library. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to support the Lawfare editorial team, contribute to the website’s success, and research current issues in national security. Students must commit no less than 5 hours a week . . .
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Update in Hamad v. Gates

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 1:43 PM

The government has filed its brief in Hamad v. Gates, an appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  Like Al-Nashiri v. MacDonald, another case pending in that court, Hamad raises questions about the due process rights of detainees, the immunity of federal personnel, and jurisdiction over Bivens claims after Boumediene. Background: Hamad, a former Guantanamo . . .
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