30 Sep 2010

JURIST Guest Columnists Lawrence Friedman and Victor Hansen of New England Law Boston say in the wake of the Ninth Circuit's decision in Bynyam v. Jeppesen Dataplan that the time is right for Congress to codify a state secrets privilege that insures both accountability and the protection of legitimate national [read more]

13 Sep 2010

JURIST Guest Columnists Laurie R. Blank of Emory Law's International Humanitarian Law Clinic and Amos N. Guiora of the University of Utah College of Law say that by continuing its deference to the executive in terrorism cases nine years after 9/11, the judiciary is abdicating its role in enforcing US [read more]

6 Sep 2010

JURIST Special Guest Columnist Cdr. Tom Emerick (USCG), former counsel to National Incident Commander (NIC) for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, retired Admiral Thad Allen, explains how existing regulatory rules and agency practices affected the response to the spill and says they need to be changed to better address large [read more]

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