<![CDATA[Roger Fitch Esq]]> http://justinian.com.au/76-Category?cat=121 2017-03-28T19:33:50-04:00 justinian@lawpress.com.au Justinian.com.au <![CDATA[Roger Fitch Esq - Rough treatment by the courts]]> (free) “You have a right to a speedy trial – unless they need to torture you first” ... The media’s characterisation of waterboarding – it used to be called torture, now it’s nothing special … Americans stripped of their citizenship by transport safety bureaucrats … Our Man in Washington reports

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2010-07-23T00:00:00-04:00
<![CDATA[Roger Fitch Esq - The Fourth of July]]> (free) Obama administration gets its first Guantánamo conviction … Osama’s cook and bottle washer pleads guilty to “material support” ... David Hicks also pleaded guilty to this concocted “war crime” ... Our Man in Washington reports

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2010-07-08T00:00:00-04:00
<![CDATA[Roger Fitch Esq - Material support]]> (free) The US Supreme Court criminalises the advocacy of non-violent activity … First Amendment backflip … National security trumps free speech … Roger Fitch reports from Washington

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2010-06-22T00:00:00-04:00
<![CDATA[Roger Fitch Esq - Supreme Court wonderland]]> (free) Modifying Miranda ... Torture popping up everywhere … Medicos in the war crime frame … How the government switches the constitution on and off … Ballet dancing detainees could be swapped … Our Man in Washington reports

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2010-06-21T00:00:00-04:00
<![CDATA[Roger Fitch Esq - Droning on about targeted killing]]> (free) Our Man in Washington ... The cynical view is that Elena Kagan suits Prez Obama’s concepts of executive power … Latest thinking from the US Supremes on juvenile and sex offenders … Foreign detainees have no habeas rights … Assassination by drone and the law of war … Roger Fitch reports

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2010-05-28T00:00:00-04:00
<![CDATA[Roger Fitch Esq - Our Man in Washington]]> (free) Terror trial dramas … The Omar Khadr case where the crimes are unknown to the law of war … Manipulating the Military Commission system … New rule that a law of war conviction doesn’t require a law of war violation … Pentagon bans four leading reporters from Guantánamo

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2010-05-07T00:00:00-04:00
<![CDATA[Roger Fitch Esq - Our Man in Washington]]> (free) Watching legislators pass the health “reform” was not a pretty sight … Easter recess appointments … Morality and legality of drone killings … Government going down like 10 pins in habeas cases

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2010-04-05T00:00:00-04:00
<![CDATA[Roger Fitch Esq - Our Man in Washington]]> (free) Prez Obama’s “alternative” national security police is in ruins … John Yoo cocky after getting a clean bill of health from DoJ fixer … Clarence Thomas’ chambers a breeding ground for torture lawyers … Another Cheney chucking muck

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2010-03-11T00:00:00-05:00
<![CDATA[Roger Fitch Esq - Our Man in Washington]]> (free) Talk of Supreme Court reshuffle … Judicial appointments in chaos because of senate obstruction … Obama’s Nixonesque management style … Administration confirms it has authority to assassinate troublemakers at home and abroad … Confusion confounds terror trials

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2010-02-17T00:00:00-05:00
<![CDATA[Roger Fitch Esq - Our Man in Washington]]> (free) Companies transmogrify into people as US Supreme Court strikes down laws limiting corporate funding of politicians … The deadline has come and gone but Guantánamo remains open for business … New evidence on detainee “suicides” ... The laws of war don’t apply to war

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2010-01-26T00:00:00-05:00