Saturday, 11 August 2007

Webcast "Torture, Detainees, & the U.S.Military"

The Law Library of Congress has announced that their webcast of a Panel Discussion - "Torture, Detainees, & the U.S. Military"is available on their website.
The Law Library Scholar in Residence, Gary Solis, moderated the panel discussion touching on several current topics: Guantanamo; "high value" detainees; military commissions; fair trials; and allegations of torture by agents of the U.S., including military personnel. Speakers on the panel are US Army Brigadier General Patrick Finnegan, US Marine Corps. Brigadier General James C. Walker, NPR correspondent Jacki Northam, and Lee A. Casey of Baker Hostetler. According to the LLC "With their extensive personal involvement in combatant operations, expertise in legal issues relating to prisoner torture and mistreatment, and their association with legislative concerns, the panelists provided tremendous insight to these timely subjects." The webcast is 1 1/2 hours long and was recorded on July 11, 2007.

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