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

Barack Obama's first presidential order was to close Guantánamo Bay. Even George W. Bush agreed.

Does the US Still Need the Prison at Guantanamo Bay?

Barack Obama's first presidential order was to close Guantánamo Bay. Even George W. Bush agreed.

from To the Point

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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Governor Newsom’s focus on the negative during the recall campaign was a missed opportunity for California unification, suggests Joe Mathews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

If you live in California and care at all about a sudden change of leadership in this state, you’ll want to vote in the 2021 recall election.

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