Tue, 28 May 2013
This week, Lawfare sat down with CDR Walter Ruiz, a lawyer for accused 9-11 co-conspirator Mustafa al-Hawsawi. Our discussion touched on, among other things: the fairness of military commission rules; Ruiz's contention that those rules allow evidence derived from torture; Ruiz's own background; his experience as capital defense counsel in history's most closely-watched terrorism case; and the burdens on commission defense lawyers.
Direct download: Episode_32--A_Discussion_With_9-11_Case_Defense_Lawyer_CDR_Walter_Ruiz_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:12am EDT
Tue, 14 May 2013
Episode #31: Special Edition: UN Special Rapporteur Ben Emmerson Discusses His Investigation of Drone Strikes
Benjamin Wittes and Ritika Singh interview Ben Emmerson about his investigation.
Direct download: Episode_31--Ben_Emmerson_Talks_about_His_Investigation.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT
Fri, 10 May 2013
Lawfare's editor in chief, Benjamin Wittes, gives a talk at the Palace of Westminster--sponsored by the Henry Jackson Society--on whether drones are becoming the new Guantanamo.
Direct download: Episode_30--Wittes_at_Parliament_of_Drones_and_Guantanamo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:23pm EDT