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GUANTANAMO BAY: WHAT NEXT? February 22, 2013 - Schedule

REGISTRATION
9:45 - 10:15 a.m.         .

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.

PANEL 1
Guantanamo Bay and International Law (1.25 CLE)
10:30 - 11:45 am


Cindy Buys, Professor of Law and Director of International Programs, Southern Illinois University School of Law
The Role of International Law and Institutions in Detention Policies and Practices


Eric Jensen, Associate Professor of Law at Brigham Young University; former US Army Cavalry Officer and Judge Advocate


• Michael J. Strauss, Ph.D., Professor, Center for Diplomatic and Strategic Studies, Paris – France
Cuba and State Responsibility for Human Rights at Guantanamo Bay

 

Lunch
11:45 am - 12:45 p.m.

 

PANEL 2

Guantanamo Bay and the Constitution (1.25 CLE)
12:45 - 2:00 p.m.


Benjamin Davis, Associate Professor at University of Toledo College of Law; DOD Observer for Guantanamo Bay military commission tribunals
The 9/11 Military Commission Motions Hearings: A Citizen Looks at Comparative Legitimacy


David Frakt, Visiting Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and former Defense Counsel, Office of Military Commissions
Prisoners of Congress: The Political and Constitutional Clash over the Closure of Guantanamo and the Release or Transfer of Detainees



KEYNOTE SPEAKER (.75 CLE)
2:15 - 3:00 p.m.

William Lietzau, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Rule of Law and Detainee Policy, U.S. Department of Defense
Detention in 21st Century Armed Conflict

 

PANEL 3
Guantanamo Bay and Litigating Detainee Cases (1.25 MCLE)
3:00 - 4:15 p.m.


Chris Behan, Associate Professor of Law at SIU School of Law; former Associate Professor of Criminal Law at the Judge Advocate General's School in Charlottesville, Virginia


David Glazier, Professor of Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles; former research fellow at the Center for National Security Law and US Navy Surface Warfare Officer


• Capt. Edward White, JAGC, United States Navy; head of Motions and Appeals Section, Office of the Chief Prosecutor, Department of Defense Office of Military Commissions
Closing Remarks & Evaluation