Scott Silliman

Director of the Center for Law, Ethics and National Security at Duke University

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Director of the Center for Law, Ethics and National Security at Duke University; former attorney in the United States Air Force

Scott Silliman on KCRW

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…

from To the Point

After a White House compromise with Republican Senators  McCain ,  Warner  and  Graham  last week, Congress passed the  Military Commissions Act .  With a few exceptions, the final…

New Legislation Suspends Habeas Corpus for Terror Detainees

After a White House compromise with Republican Senators McCain , Warner and Graham last week, Congress passed the Military Commissions Act .  With a few exceptions, the final…

from To the Point

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