Brandt Goldstein

Brandt Goldstein is the author ofStorming the Court (Scribner 2005), the story of Yale law students and human rights lawyers who shut down the first Guantanamo detention camp.

Jurisprudence
Dec. 21 2005 3:20 PMClinton's GuantanamoHow the Democratic president set the stage for a land without law.
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Oct. 29 2002 2:38 PMWho gets to prosecute the sniper suspects first?
Explainer
May 17 2002 6:16 PMHow can accused terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui refuse a psych exam?
The Slate Gist
Feb. 13 2003 4:56 PMFilibustedPirating the Senate.
Explainer
June 25 2002 11:06 AMWhen can you make a reporter testify?
Explainer
April 12 2002 3:47 PMCan a company be charged with a crime?

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