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YLS Faculty React to Hamdan v. Rumsfeld Ruling

Several members of the Yale Law School faculty were contacted by the press to comment on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Hamdan v. Rumsfeld on Thursday, June 29, 2006. The following is a sampling of articles in which members of the Law School faculty were quoted.

"Justices deal Bush setback on tribunals," Boston Globe (Dean Harold Hongju Koh quoted)

"GOP Has a Fix in Mind, but It May Not Be Easy," Los Angeles Times, Hartford Courant (Dean Harold Hongju Koh quoted)

"Court's Ruling Is Likely To Force Negotiations Over Presidential Power," New York Times, Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Prof. Bruce Ackerman quoted)

"The Geneva Convention 'catch'," Los Angeles Times (Prof. Jack Balkin quoted)

"Lawyers react to Gitmo decision," New Haven Register (Dean Harold Koh, Prof. Judith Resnik, Prof. Bruce Ackerman, Visiting Lecturer Jonathan Freiman quoted)

"Few big rulings as justices felt out new roles," USA Today (Prof. Akhil Reed Amar quoted)

To read more about how YLS faculty and students were involved in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, please see this related news story.