nationalsecuritylaw upcoming event: Seminar on Shari’a and Military Operations

October 28, 2011

Two really interesting events sponsored by the NATO School:

1) DEADLINE TODAY!!! Seminar on Shari’a and Military Operations, co-sponsored with the International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences. This will take place in Siracusa, Italy, from November 28 to December 2nd. See the attached for details, and act quickly if this interests you!

2) Mark your calendar: LOAC and Human Rights in Peace Support Operations, co-sponsored with the Institute of International Humanitarian Law. This will take place at the NATO School in Oberammergau, Germany, from December 12-16th. I’ll have more details on this one soon.

2011 Shari’a Seminar Announcement Package.pdf


nationalsecuritylaw al-Hajj v. Obama (agreed dismissal of GTMO habeas petition)

October 28, 2011

* al-Hajj v. Obama (D.D.C. Oct. 28, 2011)

Judge Lamberth has granted a joint motion by Sharqawi Abdu ali Al-Hajj (ISN 1457) and the government to dismiss al-Hajj’s habeas petition, without prejudice. The one-page order is here.