The D.C. District Court issued an order in the lawsuit the ACLU filed on behalf of the unnamed American citizen being held as an enemy combatant by the U.S. military.
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Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Brig. Gen. Mark Martins released a statement on October 14.
Brig. Gen. John Baker, the chief defense counsel for the military commissions, disbanded the defense team in U.S. v. Nashiri.
Remarks of Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, about encryption at the U.S. Naval Academy on Tuesday.
The House Judiciary Committee has released a discussion draft of the USA Liberty Act, a bill to reform Title XII of the FISA Amendments Act.
The Kellogg-Briand Pact is often remembered as a failure. Signed in 1928 to outlaw war, it was followed in just over a decade by one of the deadliest conflicts in history. But Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro see the pact differently. In their new book, "The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World," they argue that though it did not successfully end all war, the pact changed the way states resolve disputes, reduced the likelihood of conquest, and set of a chain of events that led to the modern world order.