June 14, 2014
by Alex Ferraro
JURIST Guest Columnist Jonathan Hafetz of the Seton Hall University School of Law discusses some of the lessons offered by the Bergdahl exchange as they relate to US policy on Guantanamo ... The Obama administration has confirmed that it will continue to pursue its longstanding goal of closing the ...[read more]
April 14, 2011
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Special Guest Columnist Jonathan Hafetz, of Seton Hall Law School says that the failure to close Guantanamo Bay is an unwelcome step in justifying arbitrary detention and torture, and wonders how far indefinite detention and military commissions will sweep.... Two days after his ...[read more]
May 14, 2007
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Special Guest Columnist Jonathan Hafetz, Counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, says that DOJ-proposed restrictions on lawyers representing Guantanamo detainees would chill communications between lawyers and their clients, suppress information ...[read more]
February 28, 2007
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Special Guest Columnist Jonathan Hafetz, Counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, says that recent court rulings in the US (Boumediene) and Canada (Charkaoui) on the interpretation of laws governing the detention of terror suspects exemplify ...[read more]
February 3, 2007
by Andrew Wood
Jonathan Hafetz: The al-Marri case raises critical issues in defining the limits of executive detention power. The government not claims the right to indefinitely detain without charge individuals arrested the United States but also asserts that non-citizens living in this country do not even... ...[read more]
November 6, 2006
by Bernard Hibbitts
Jonathan Hafetz: Attorneys today asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the United States from transferring Mohammed Munaf, a American citizen, to the custody of the Iraqi government. Mr. Munaf has been in US custody in Iraq for more than 16 months. An Iraqi Court sentenced Mr. Munaf to death... ...[read more]
October 23, 2006
by Andrew Wood
Jonathan Hafetz: On October 19, 2006, the district court (Lamberth, J.) dismissed the habeas petition of Mohammed Munaf, the American citizen detained in Iraq by the United States and sentenced to death by an Iraqi criminal court on October 12, 2006. The district court ruled in Mohammed v. H... ...[read more]
October 17, 2006
by Andrew Wood
Jonathan Hafetz: On Oct. 12, 2006, Mohammed Munaf, an American citizen, was convicted and sentenced to death by a criminal court in Iraq for his alleged role in a kidnapping. Mr. Munaf maintains his innocence. According to Mr. Munaf's Iraqi counsel, two American military officials appea... ...[read more]
September 21, 2006
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Special Guest Columnist Jonathan Hafetz, Associate Counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, says that the Bush administration's post-9/11 detainee policies- most recently evidenced in the proposed military commissions bill that would severely limit ...[read more]
July 12, 2006
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Special Guest Columnist Jonathan Hafetz, Associate Counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law and co-author of amicus briefs in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld and the Guantanamo detainee litigation, says that although Hamdan directly addressed only the handful of ...[read more]

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