June 27, 2014
by Bradley McAllister
The use of lethal Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones poses a risk of putting the US on a "slippery slope" to perpetual war, according to a report published Thursday by the Stimson Center. From a one-year extensive study, the report offers eight recommendations for overhauling UAV strategy ...[read more]
July 15, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Charles Stimson: One thing you don't hear a lot about is the practical side of telecom immunity. Think about all the government contractors contributing to our national security who are fearful that doing their duties could lead to massive civil liabilities. The point was driven home to m... ...[read more]
January 25, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Charles Stimson: The Congress should provide appropriate retroactive liability protection for telecommunication companies alleged to have assisted the government since September 11th. Such protection or immunity is necessary for several reasons: it is fair to those companies who r... ...[read more]
November 14, 2007
by Andrew Wood
Charles Stimson: Experience. Judgment. Temperament. Legal philosophy. Those are the requirements, at a minimum, for a qualified candidate for Attorney General of the United States. Judge Mukasey has demonstrated those qualities, and more, over the last 35 years of his distinguished caree... ...[read more]
February 2, 2007
by Gabriel Haboubi
US Defense Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for Detainee Affairs Charles Cully Stimson resigned Friday in the aftermath of a backlash to remarks he made in a radio interview last month criticizing lawyers at top US law firms for representing Guantanamo detainees pro bono. A Defense... ...[read more]
January 17, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
Ben Davis: Charles 'Cully' Stimson has had a hard week. On January 11, 2007 he made shocking comments on the pro bono lawyers who are working on behalf of Gitmo detainees, calling for corporate CEOs to blacklist the firms at which these lawyers work. As we all saw, an uproar ensued... ...[read more]
January 17, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
US Defense Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for Detainee Affairs Charles Cully Stimson apologized Wednesday for remarks he made last week criticizing lawyers at top US law firms for representing Guantanamo detainees pro bono. In a letter published in the Washington Post, Stimson wro... ...[read more]
January 16, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
More than 130 deans of US law schools signed a statement released Monday expressing their dismay at comments made last week by DOD Deputy Assistant Secretary for Detainee Affairs Charles Cully Stimson in a radio interview critizing top US law firms for providing pro bono representation t... ...[read more]
January 13, 2007
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Contributing Editor Nancy Rapoport of the University of Houston Law Center says that lawyers who provide free legal representation for poor and/or unpopular clients- including detainees at Guantanamo Bay- should be thanked for their efforts, not shunned or sanctioned at the behest of ...[read more]
January 12, 2007
by Andrew Wood
David Cynamon: The Bush Administration has reached a new low in its contempt for the law as it applies to Guantanamo.Yesterday, in an interview on Federal News Radio, Cully Stimson, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Detainee Affairs, listed a number of the law firms, including ours, wh... ...[read more]

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