upcoming events

April 16, 2010

* Upcoming Events

Thanks to the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security for highlighting these two very interesting upcoming events (see attached flyers)

1. Legal Issues Related to Targeted Killings – Thursday, April 22 – 5:00-7:00 p.m. – Reserve Officers Association Building, One Constitution Avenue, NE – free, RSVP required – details on attached flyer.

2. Controversy and Developments in the Law of Armed Conflict – Customary vs. Treaty Law; Law of the Sea Manual; Manual on International Law Applicable to Air and Missile Warfare – Friday, April 23 – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – sponsored by the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. Registration is required – details on attached flyer.

Law of Armed Conflict.pdf

Drones flyer 1.pdf

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United States v. DeFreitas (E.D. N.Y. Mar. 24, 2010)

April 16, 2010

In the opinion below, concerning a plot to attack JFK airport, Judge Irizarry denies a motion to suppress evidence seized during the arrest of a non-citizen defendant in Trinidad, and during a search of his residence of Guyana. Read the rest of this entry »