Jonathan Hafetz

Jonathan Hafetz, a professor at Seton Hall Law School, is the author of Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System.

Articles by this author

"The Trump administration has held this American as an “enemy combatant,” claiming that he fought for ISIS, which he denies." (Photo: 1st Lt. Sarah Cleveland / Department of Defense) Views
Friday, June 08, 2018
The Trump Administration Wants to Dump a Detained American Into One of the Most Dangerous Places on Earth
For almost nine months, a U.S. citizen illegally detained by the U.S. military in Iraq without charges has been fighting in court for his freedom. Wednesday night, the Trump administration told the judge that it was going to let him go — but with a deadly catch. The government said that it plans to...
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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
After Torture Report, Lawsuit Tests US Commitment to Accountability
A week after the release of the executive summary of Senate Intelligence Committee's torture report , the world's attention is rightly focused on the flagrant abuses committed by CIA officials in the name of national security. But it would be mistake to place the blame for America's descent into...
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Monday, January 30, 2012
Torture and Impunity in US Courts
An important question confronting courts in the United States is whether individuals subjected to torture and other abuse in the "war on terror" can obtain a judicial remedy for their mistreatment. A recent decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Virginia, concludes that they may not.
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