Jennifer Daskal

Georgetown Law Center

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Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Law School; former Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the Department of Justice (2009-2011); former US Program Advocacy Director for Human Rights Watch

Jennifer Daskal on KCRW

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President Bush  ’  s claims of executive power
over terrorist suspects have run into more trouble in both civilian and
military courts. Last week, two military judges ruled that a…

Guantanamo: The War on Terror and the Rule of Law

President Bush ’ s claims of executive power over terrorist suspects have run into more trouble in both civilian and military courts. Last week, two military judges ruled that a…

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