“When can the U.S. kill one of its own?”

by Walter Olson on February 7, 2013

On President Obama’s memo on targeted extrajudicial killing of Americans, a roundtable at NYT “Room for Debate“; Glenn Greenwald; Brad Wendel, Legal Ethics Forum; Jack Goldsmith and Benjamin Wittes/Susan Hennessey at Lawfare; Trevor Burrus, Cato, Lowering the Bar.

{ 3 comments }

1 wfjag 02.07.13 at 12:51 pm

“Yes we can!”
No further discussion needed or allowed.

2 jesse spurway 02.08.13 at 3:45 pm

there needs to be a process, a group decision, that is used on all cases. Due process.

3 William Nuesslein 02.09.13 at 7:11 am

There is limited due process in wartime. That’s the question. Taking down the World Trade center was more than a Halloween prank, although the 1993 bombing was treated as such. There is a recognized force that declared war on the United States and attacked us on 9/11. That force has to be dealt with lethally.

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