The Legitimacy of Military Tribunals

Following the attacks of September 11, 2001, the US government announced its intention to establish military tribunals to try non-US citizens suspected of terrorist activity. In a panel discussion at The University of Chicago Law School, leading schol...

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Following the attacks of September 11, 2001, the US government announced its intention to establish military tribunals to try non-US citizens suspected of terrorist activity. In a panel discussion at The University of Chicago Law School, leading scholars of constitutional and international law addressed the history and legitimacy of these tribunals. Copyright 2002 The University of Chicago.