Over the last ten years, national and international courts have
prosecuted a greater number of political leaders and their
propagandists who incite others to commit acts of war, terrorism,
and genocide. The United States government, a self-avowed...
In this lecture, David Cole, Professor at Georgetown University
Law Center, discusses how it became legal in the United States to
engage in techniques such as water boarding by examining the role
of lawyers in the Justice Department during the...
From the very beginning of its existence, the Muslim world
practiced and developed an elaborate legal system meant to control
and to judge all aspects of life . . . This system, known as
sharia, was based on the Qurʾān, an immutable