Street Law Launches "The Response" Educational Package

Legal education leader Street Law has created a package that includes a DVD of the film and classroom materials for teaching about national security law.

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JEFFERSON:

Look at Rasul,look at Hamdan.
The Supreme Court is clearly
troubled by this whole process.

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES ABOUT THE SUPREME COURT AND GUANTANAMO

Quick General Reference on the Supreme Court and Guantanamo

Wikipedia article on recent Supreme Court decisions in the "War on Terror"

Specific References on the Supreme Court and Guantanamo

Boumediene v. Bush, Supreme Court of the U.S. (2008)

The Supreme Court, in making their decision reviewed the affidavit of Colonel Stephen Abraham, a former CSRT judge and life-long Republican.

Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, Supreme Court of the U.S. (2006)

Reaction to Hamdan

Rasul v. Bush, Supreme Court of the U.S. (2004)

Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, Supreme Court of the U.S. (2004)

The Supreme Court and Guantanamo: Further Reading

The Challenge: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld and the Fight over Presidential Power by Jonathan Mahler is an un-put-downable account of the battle to get the Supreme Court to grant a writ of habeas corpus for a Guantanamo detainee. It will have you going to SCOTUSblog to listen to the actual recordings of the oral arguments before the Supreme Court.

 

For Law Schools, Colleges, and High Schools:

Educational Support Materials for the "The Response" and a DVD of the film are available from the Street Law organization: online or by calling 301-589-1130 ext. 220.