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Stanford Constitutional Law Center Constitutional Conversations - Professor Amos Guiora on Counterterrorism


November 15, 2007 6:30pm - 8:30pm


Stanford Constitutional Law Center's Constitutional Conversations

Professor Guiora's remarks were a comparison of American and Israeli approaches to legal and policy aspects of counterterrorism. The discussion addressed issues ranging from the limits of interrogation, to Constitutional rights granted to detainees (including their status), where they should be tried, under what legal regime and what rights they are to be granted in a trial. The discussion which which was inspired by the amicus submission of Israeli scholars in the Boumediene case heard December 5, 2007 before the US Supreme Court also included analysis of how other nation's (Russia, Spain and India) address these seminal issues.

Quick Links to more relevant information:

Professor Amos Guiora's bio.

Brief of amici Curiae Specialists in Israeli Military Law and Constitutional Law submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Other documents with regards to the Boumediene case.