Eroding the foundations of international humanitarian law : the United States Post-9/11
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Case Western Reserve journal of international law, Vol. 46, no. 3, 2014, p. 499-524
In this speech, Colonel Morris Davis, former Chief Prosecutor for the Military Commissions at Guantanamo Bay, provides insight on the changing legal climate in a post-9/11 world. He discusses the problems with the evolving counterterrorism paradigm, including torture, rendition, and detention at Guantanamo Bay. He calls for the United States to return to its roots and the rule of law that it helped shape.