Bench Memos

More Hamdan Reax

I have not had time to even begin digesting the 150-plus pages of Hamdan.  Thankfully, many others have.  If you’re looking for thoughtful commentary on the decision, here are some recommendations:  At the Volokh Conspiracy, Randy Barnett and Stuart Benjamin comment here and here (respectively), and sometime-VC blogger Orin Kerr has thoughts here and here.  Professor Bainbridge looks at “Evading Hamdan” here, and there’s a mini-NRO symposium with Ed Whelan, Julian Ku, and John Eastman here.  Finally, Daniel Drezner offers a mini-round-up and starts an open thread here.

Jonathan H. Adler is the Johan Verhiej Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law and Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

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