Security Detentions and Human Rights

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Join Professor Jonathan Hafetz of Seton Hall Law School for a discussion of his new project on the divide in international humanitarian law and international human rights law on security detentions in non-international armed conflicts.

Professor Jonathan Hafetz is an expert on human rights, constitutional law, national security, and international justice issues. He joined Seton Hall Law School in 2010.  Professor Hafetz is the author of Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America’s New Global Detention System (NYU Press 2011), which received the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award for Media and the Arts, Honorable Mention, and the American Society of Legal Writers, Scribes Silver Medal Award.  He is the editor of Obama’s Guantanamo: Stories from an Enduring Prison (NYU Press 2016) and the co-editor (with Mark Denbeaux) of The Guantanamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison Outside the Law (NYU Press 2009). Professor Hafetz’s scholarship has appeared in many publications, including the Yale Law Journal, UCLA Law Review, Columbia Law Review Sidebar, Wisconsin Law Review, William & Mary Law Review, International Journal of Human Rights, and Cambridge Journal of Comparative & International Law, and has been cited by numerous courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.  He is currently working on a book about international criminal justice, to be published by Cambridge University Press.

Professor Hafetz is also an internationally recognized constitutional and human rights lawyer.  Prior to joining Seton Hall, he was a senior attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union, a litigation director at New York University’s Brennan Center for Justice, and a John J. Gibbons Fellow in Public Interest and Constitutional Law at Gibbons, P.C.

Security Detentions and Human Rights

This event is sponsored by the International Law Society (ILS) and the Stanford National Security & the Law Society (SNSLS).

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