AUWCL in the Media, Week of June 8
The Hill – Professor Stephen Vladeck comments on the possibility of Edward Snowden making a deal with the Obama – or future – administration to come back home. MORE
International Bar Association – Professor Diane Orentlicher emphasizes the importance of security features in eyeWitness, a smartphone app that enables civilians in conflict zones to capture and share verifiable footage that can be used in courts. MORE
Think Progress – Professor David Hunter discusses the possible hurdles in a consortium’s of Pacific Island nations decision to sue fossil fuel companies over their role in fueling climate change. MORE
Mother Jones – Professor Stephen Vladeck comments on mandate of the USA Freedom Act to make The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance court rulings more transparent. MORE
Associated Press, The Hill, The Telegraph – Professor Stephen Vladeck analyzes the holdings and implications of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruling on the use of military commissions for terrorism suspects.