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Law professors share expert opinions in top publications

December 21, 2011

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    Tung Yin, professor of law

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Professors at Lewis & Clark share their legal expertise in commentary appearing in top publications, including The Washington Post and The Oregonian. Recent media appearances cover topics ranging from the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to Oregon’s death penalty ban.

“Oregon’s execution ban leaves death row inmates in limbo”
The Washington Post, December 9

In the wake of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber’s moratorium on executions, Professor of Law Tung Yin discusses the many remaining questions about capital punishment and the rights of prisoners.

“Executive detention and the presumption of regularity”
JURIST, December 10

Professor of Law Tung Yin writes about a recent legal decision that makes it more difficult for military detainees to question evidence used against them.

“Congressional cowardice, not military detentions, is the real threat to civil liberty”
The Hill, December 16

Geoffrey Manne, lecturer in law, pens an editorial arguing that Congress should better define military detention in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

“Battlefield boundaries: A sober review of the National Defense Authorization Act”
The Oregonian, December 18

Professor of Law Tung Yin asserts in this op-ed that the NDAA’s detention provisions are unnecessary.

 

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