Military Tribunals and Article Trials: A Panel

On Saturday, I had the privilege of hosting an all-star panel of interesting and well-versed experts on national security law at the American Constitution Society's annual convention. (Note to Federalist Society organizers: I am happy to perform the same duties for the same low (non-existent) price). Panelists included Eugene Fidell, perhaps the foremost expert in military law in the country and a senior research scholar at Yale, Deborah Pearlstein of Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School and an expert on detentions at Guantanamo Bay, Steven Shapiro, legal director of the ACLU and the man responsible for the FOIA suits that shed light on the topic itself, and Noel Francisco, former head of the Office of Legal Counsel in the Bush White House -- the man who replaced (and cleaned up after) John Yoo. Note the special guest appearance by former OLC head and solicitor general Walter Dellinger...