The Kagan Effect: For Maher Arar, Torture May Become “Incidental”

By: Friday May 14, 2010 2:50 pm

Hamdan attorney and now Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal says that the issue is not Arar’s torture, but narrow questions of whether Arar can even ask for some relief in the US Courts.

 

That Sweet Spot Between McCarthyism and Hypocrisy

By: Thursday March 4, 2010 5:36 pm

Chuck Grassley and Jeff Sessions have led the McCarthyite charge to slander those Justice Department attorneys who defended Guantanamo detainees. And yet, predictably, these shining specimens voted for the Military Commissions Act of 2006. You know what one of the provisions of the Military Commissions Act was? The right to defense counsel. Shocked, I know you are.

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