Panel: The Military Commissions and Guantanamo

The D.C. Bar’s International Law Section is sponsoring a panel on Thursday, July 19, entitled “The Military Commissions and Guantanamo.”  

The panelists are:

  • Jennifer Daskal, Georgetown University School of Law
  • Adam Thurschwell, of the Office of Military Commissions – Defense
  • Professor Stephen L. Vladeck, American University, Washington College of Law
  • Captain Ed White, of the Office of Military Commissions – Prosecution
  • Mary Ann McGrail, (Moderator)

The panelists will discuss “(1) the status of the Guantanamo detainees, and whether there is still an expectation that the detention center will be closed; (2) the impact of Supreme Court jurisprudence on the detentions and trials of detainees; and (3) consideration of a proposal that a separate court, similar to the FISA Court, be established for trial within the US of those accused of terrorist acts against the US or its citizens.”

The Military Commissions and Guantanamo

Thursday, July 19, 2012, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Arnold & Porter LLP
555 12th Street, NW
(Metro Center Metro Station)
Washington DC 20004

Registration required.

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