Ok, Steve and Bobby are not actually in Singapore (we sent Dennis Rodman instead). As usual, they’re up on the sixth floor at Texas Law, bringing you the following this week:
Steve Vladeck is a professor of law at the University of Texas School of Law. A 2004 graduate of Yale Law School, Steve clerked for Judge Marsha Berzon on the Ninth Circuit and Judge Rosemary Barkett on the Eleventh Circuit. In addition to serving as a senior editor of the Journal of National Security Law & Policy, Steve is also the co-editor of Aspen Publishers’ leading National Security Law and Counterterrorism Law casebooks.
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The government is trying to release Doe in Syria.
Hello friends, and welcome back to the latest episode! Last week was a bit quiet, but things are heating up. This week we review and debate:
This week on the show:
The National Security Law Podcast: I Hereby Demand, and Tomorrow Will Officially Order, That You Listen to This Podcast
Never a slow week in this business…
This week we’ve got breakdowns and debates over some familiar topics:
President Trump’s nomination of Robert Wilkie to serve as veterans affairs secretary disqualifies him from continuing to serve as the acting secretary. Does that mean the White House doesn’t understand the Federal Vacancies Reform Act?
The al-Nashiri case is a perfect microcosm of the sorry state of the Guantanamo military commissions today.