David Houck

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David Houck is a third-year law student at Georgetown University Law Center, where he is the Privacy Editor for the Georgetown Law Technology Review and a Notes Editor for the Georgetown Journal of International Law. In 2012 he graduated from Duke University with a BSE in Biomedical Engineering.

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Military Commissions

Updates from the Military Commissions, 11/17: Attorney-Client Confidentiality and the Duty to Withdraw

On Nov. 17, 2017, the military commission in United States v. al-Nashiri reconvened for the purpose of receiving testimony from Professor Ellen Yaroshefsky, an ethics advisor to defendant’s learned counsel Richard Kammen, who had previously resigned over undisclosed ethics concerns. The defendant, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, was present for the first time in multiple hearings.