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Michael McAuliff

Gitmo Military Commissions Shaky After Bin Laden Driver Is Cleared | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court decision to overturn the conviction of Salim Hamdan, Osama bin Laden's driver, may vastly complicate trials for ...

Mitch McConnell Drafts Casey Anthony Into the War on Terror

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

According to Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), the Casey Anthony verdict is precisely why the U.S. should no longer be allowed to bring suspected terrorists to trial in its civilian federal courts: because juries cannot be trusted to convict in all cases.

An Intelligent Way to Enhance National Security?

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Human Rights First

By Daphne Eviatar, Senior Associate, Law and Security Ever since the failed attempt to blow up a Northwest airline carrier on Christmas Day, critics ...

McCain Gets Facts Wrong In Response To Hamdan Verdict

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Wednesday, a military jury at Guantanamo Bay found Osama bin Laden's former driver, Salim Hamdan, guilty of material support for terrorism in the f...

The Hamdan Military Commission Trial: A Post-Mortem

Shayana Kadidal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shayana Kadidal

Hamdan's trial violated two of the most fundamental principles of the criminal justice systems of all civilized nations: the prohibition on the use of coerced evidence, and the prohibition on retroactive criminal laws.

Hamdan Case a Joke

Lionel Beehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lionel Beehner

Let's be honest: this case was a joke in the annals of justice and a blotch on America's campaign to prevent future 9/11's.