Published on January 6, 2010 | by LawNews

Prof. Eric Freedman Weighs In on Federal Appeals Court Finding on Powers of Government to Hold Guantánamo Detainees

Professor Eric M. Freedman was quoted in the following New York Times article.

Court Backs War Powers Over Rights of Detainees 
by John Schwartz
January 5, 2010


Eric M. Freedman, a law professor at Hofstra University and an expert in habeas cases, said the appeals court had “gone out of its way to poke a stick in the eye of the Supreme Court” by taking a view that expands government power beyond the limits laid out in decisions like Boumediene.

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