Jess Bravin, Supreme Court correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, delivers, “The Terror Courts: Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay” on Thursday, April 2 at 4:30 p.m at the University of New Mexico School of Law, located at 1117 Stanford NE.
A reception and book signing follow the talk. Parking at the event is free in the Law School “L” parking lot starting at 4 p.m.
Bravin has covered the Guantanamo military commissions since 2001. This is a rare opportunity to hear from the first person to go inside the Pentagon’s prosecution team to expose the real-world legal consequences of the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay.
“The Terror Courts” won the 2013 American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award for Media and Arts in the book category and is a Publishers Weekly Top-Ten Political Book Pick.
The talk is free of charge and is offered through the endowment of The John Field Simms, Sr. Memorial Lectureship in Law. It has been approved by the New Mexico MCLE Board for 1.0 general Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit.
Attendees are requested to register for the lecture by Tuesday, March 31 at: lawschool.unm.edu/simms or by calling 505.277.8184.
The event is part of the UNM National Security Studies Program’s Annual Symposium, “Security Trends in the Next Decade: Challenges, Issues and Opportunities” from April 1-3. Topics include national security, Guantanamo Bay detainees, the Ukrainian crisis and other military, cyber, legal and political global issues.