Posts made in December, 2015

Eric Jensen & Geoff Corn

Posted by on Dec 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Partners Eric Jensen and Geoff Corn join the respondents as amici in the United States Supreme Court case of Bank Markazi v. Deborah D. Peterson. As national security law experts, Professors Corn and Jensen argue that the use of economic sanctions is a vital government tool to prevent state-sponsored acts of terrorism, and that the U.S. judicial system should afford substantial deference to deliberate congressional efforts in ensuring victims of state-sponsored terrorism can pursue valid judgments against Iran. Read the entire brief below: Bank Markazi v. Peterson; amici brief from...

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Partners Geoff Corn and Jay Morse Consulted by the NYT:

Posted by on Dec 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Navy SEALs, aBeating Death andClaims of a Cover-Up By NICHOLAS KULISH, CHRISTOPHER DREW and MATTHEW ROSENBERGDEC. 17, 2015 The three Navy SEALs stomped on the bound Afghan detainees and dropped heavy stones on their chests, the witnesses recalled. They stood on the prisoners’ heads and poured bottles of water on some of their faces in what, to a pair of Army soldiers, appeared to be an improvised form of waterboarding. A few hours earlier, shortly after dawn on May 31, 2012, a bomb had exploded at a checkpoint manned by an Afghan Local Police unit that the SEALs were training. Angered by the...

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