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At Bloomberg Law, Prof. Claire Finkelstein urges Congress to act to ensure executive privileges are not used to cover up illegal government conduct 

March 30, 2022

“Doctrines that enhance executive branch secrecy ultimately damage national security if they interfere with the ability of other federal branches to hold the executive branch to account,” writes Finkelstein.

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At Smerconish, Prof. Claire Finkelstein evaluates Russia’s threat to treat foreign fighters as war criminals 

March 16, 2022

“Russia’s claim that such volunteers may be prosecuted as war criminals simply by virtue of joining the fight is an even grosser distortion of the law of war.”

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Prof. Claire Finkelstein urges the House Judiciary Committee to investigate the torture of Abu Zubaydah and encourage the government to waive the state secrets privilege 

March 3, 2022

“How can we credibly criticize Putin for committing war crimes in Europe at the same time that we distort the law to cover up our own illegal conduct?” Finkelstein wrote. 

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Prof. Claire Finkelstein discusses Ukraine NATO membership as well as U.S. ethical, legal, and cybersecurity concerns 

February 25, 2022

Finkelstein is a renowned expert in national security law and policy and democratic governance with a focus on related ethical and rule of law issues.

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At Smerconish, Prof. Claire Finkelstein argues that closing Guatanamo is only the first step 

February 10, 2022

Finkelstein delineates three areas of military law and policy that President Biden should address to “begin to set the country on a path to restoring integrity to U.S. detention policy.”

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At the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Prof. Claire Finkelstein argues that ‘violent nonstate actors are more properly thought of as civilians than combatants’ 

February 3, 2022

Finkelstein is an expert in national security law and policy and democratic governance with a focus on related ethical and rule of law issues.

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