Justice Kennedy’s argument against judge-made damages remedies for constitutional violations in Ziglar v. Abbasi is unconvincing.
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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Episode 24 of the National Security Law Podcast covers the Supreme Court decision in Ziglar v. Abbasi, developments in the Syrian conflict, updates on Travel Ban litigation, and Game of Thrones spoilers.