Detention: Law of: Legislative Development

An Answer from Deborah Pearlstein

By Benjamin Wittes
Sunday, July 3, 2011, 3:59 PM

Deborah Pearlstein answers my question:

Ben Wittes, long an advocate for clearer domestic legislation authorizing U.S. detention operations,writes to ask whether my recent post favoring the Senate’s over the House’s version of pending legislation signals a shift in my position opposing new such legislation. The short answer is no.