NYU School of Law s Center On Law and Security Hosts The Enemy Combatants Papers: American Justice, the Courts, and the War On Terror, Sept. 3


New York University School of Law’s Center on Law and Security will host “The Enemy Combatants Papers: American Justice, the Courts, and the War on Terror” on Wednesday, September 3, 2008, at NYU School of Law, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 210, 40 Washington Square South (between Sullivan and Macdougal Streets). The event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, please call 212.992.8854 or e-mail cls@juris.law.nyu.edu.

Michael Ratner, president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, and Anthony Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, will join New York attorney Joshua Dratel and Karen J. Greenberg, executive director of the Center on Law and Security, to discuss Dratel’s and Greenberg’s new co-edited book, The Enemy Combatants Papers: American Justice, the Courts, and the War on Terror. The book presents the five major enemy combatant cases of the post-9/11 era in narrative form and sheds light on the legal, political, and military issues that have dominated the search for balance between justice and security in the war on terror.

To make a press reservation, please contact Maggie McQuade at 212.992.8640 or margaret.mcquade@nyu.edu.

  • WHAT: “The Enemy Combatants Papers: American Justice, the Courts, and the War on Terror”
  • WHO: Michael Ratner, president, Center for Constitutional Rights; Anthony Romero, executive director, American Civil Liberties Union; Joshua Dratel, attorney and co-editor, The Enemy Combatants Papers; Karen J. Greenberg, executive director, Center on Law and Security, and co-editor, The Enemy Combatants Papers
  • WHEN: Wednesday, September 3, 2008, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  • WHERE: NYU School of Law, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 210, 40 Washington Square South (between Sullivan and Macdougal Streets; Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street))

EDITOR’S NOTE
The Center on Law and Security at NYU School of Law is a bipartisan research and policy institute that is committed to examining the legal dimensions of counterterrorism and national security in the age of terror. The Center brings together national and international experts including policymakers, law enforcement officials, legal scholars, journalists, and others in an arena that generates local, national, and international awareness of security issues.

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