Lexington, VA • Wednesday, January 23, 2008
A panel presentation and public discussion on Justice, Security and Controversy at Guantánamo Bay will be held at the Washington and Lee University School of Law on Friday, Feb. 1.
Co-sponsored by the Transnational Law Institute at W&L and the Virginia Military Institute, it will take place 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room in Lewis Hall at the W&L School of Law. The event is free and open to the public.
Distinguished officials and commentators will discuss key legal, strategic and ethical issues regarding the detention, interrogation, and repatriation of detainees in the war on terror, with an emphasis on individuals held at Guantánamo Bay. Panelists' remarks will be followed by audience questions and general discussion.
Panel members include:
- Colonel Tom Greenwood, director, U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College
- Craig King, former Federal Bureau of Investigation, general counsel, Guantánamo Bay
- Rear Adm. James M. McGarrah, (retired), former director, Office for the Administrative Review of the Detention of Enemy Combatants (pending confirmation)
- Professor Qudsia Mirza, senior lecturer in law , University of East London and scholar-in-residence at W&L Law School
- Professor Mark A. Drumbl,, W&L professor of law and director, Transnational Law Institute
- Professor Turk McCleskey, department of history, Virginia Military Institute