A summary of the Center for Constitutional Rights’ habeas petition for 11 Guantanamo detainees.
Russell Spivak is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has previously interned in the Office of the Chief Prosecutor in the Office of Military Commissions.
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Al-Alwi v. Trump: The Government Responds, Initial Hearing En Banc is Requested and Denied, and Amici Chime In
Our summary and analysis of the government’s response to al-Alwi’s appeal, al-Alwi’s petition for an initial hearing en banc and an amicus brief filed by notable international law scholars.
A summary of the President's September 24 proclamation on immigrant and visitor entry.
A review of the Second Circuit's long-awaited opinion in Doe v. Hagenback and the decision's impact on military victims of sexual assault.
The military commissions were busy last week in the case against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Walid bin Attash, Ramzi bin al-Shibh, Ammar al-Baluchi (referred to as Aziz Ali), and Mustafa Ahmad al Hawsawi, commonly known as the 9/11 Five.
Notes on some key differences between Trump's tweets and the memorandum.
The tweets aren't in force yet, but they're close.