Does the impeachment of Charles I offer lessons for an impeachment inquiry against President Trump?
Michel Paradis is a senior attorney in the U.S. Dept. of Defense, Military Commissions Defense Organization. He is also a lecturer at Columbia Law School and a fellow at the Center on National Security. The views expressed are his own and do not reflect the position of the U.S. government or any agency or instrumentality thereof.
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In its response to Russia’s attack, the United Kingdom could use international legal institutions to walk the line between the shortcomings of economic and diplomatic sanctions and outright war.
The collapse of the al-Nashiri trial defense team is only the latest setback for the dysfunctional military commission system.
Senate bills designed to protect special counsel Mueller from removal could do more harm than good.
Even if the president makes good on his tweets and directs Secretary Mattis to revise departmental policy to ban transgender service-members, he may not succeed in the courts.