David Cole is legal affairs correspondent for The Nation and a professor at Georgetown University Law Center.
On April 20, Solicitor General Ted Olson told the Supreme Court that the
federal courts could not question the indefinite detention of "enemy
combatants" held at Guantánamo Bay because as
When the Supreme Court
hears oral argument April 20 on the cases challenging the legality of
the detentions at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, it will confront the
most dramatic conflict betwe
To all the arguments lodged against gay marriage, add this one--it's a matter of national security.
On February 3 a law enforcement official working with the Joint Terrorism Task Force in Des Moines served a subpoena on Drake University seeking records on its student chapter of the National Law
"Even in times of national emergency--indeed, particularly in such times--it is the obligation of the Judicial Branch to ensure the preservation of our constitutional values and to prevent the E
Be careful what you wish for.
Travel agents booking international flights may have to issue a new
warning to their customers: Changing planes in the United States could
be hazardous to your health.
Nation readers should be excused for wondering whether they were
in some sort of time warp as the Supreme Court closed its term with a
slew of decisions that recalled the halcyon days of