The questions that arise in the matter pending before Judge Tanya Chutkan.
Bobby Chesney is the Charles I. Francis Professor in Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas School of Law. He also serves as the Director of UT-Austin's interdisciplinary research center the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law. His scholarship encompasses a wide range of issues relating to national security and the law, including detention, targeting, prosecution, covert action, and the state secrets privilege; most of it is posted here. Along with Ben Wittes and Jack Goldsmith, he is one of the co-founders of the blog.
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The National Security Law Podcast is back, with another weekly dose of national security legal news and analysis. Fresh off the stove this week we have:
A response to a group of Guantanamo detainees who argue that U.S. government’s authority to use military detention under the 2001 authorization for the use of military force has quietly expired.
Justice Department’s 2014 Policy on the Duty to Search for Exculpatory Evidence in IC or DOD Possession
In response to a Freedom of Information Act request, the Justice Department produced a memo of interest to followers of law enforcement and intelligence policy.
In this week’s episode, Professors Chesney and Vladeck take on three sets of issues under the heading of national security law:
All you need to know about what's to come in the merits portion of the U.S. citizen enemy combatant’s habeas litigation.
The National Security Law Podcast: Trump Derangement Syndrome or a Distraction from the Forever War?
Merry New Year!
2018 is underway, but in today’s episode we are looking back at 2017. More specifically, we are looking back to predictions made in early 2017 regarding the changes President Donald Trump surely would be making to certain executive orders and presidential directives relating to national security. How did those predictions turn out? It’s complicated. Tune in to find out what has and has not happened, and why, as we consider the fate of five key documents: