Jack Goldsmith
Jack Goldsmith

Jack Goldsmith is the Henry L. Shattuck professor at Harvard Law School. Before coming to Harvard, he served as assistant attorney general, Office of Legal Counsel, from 2003 to 2004, and special counsel to the Department of Defense from 2002 to 2003.

Books
Jan. 6 2016 10:48 AMLet Loose the Laws of WarHow the Obama administration determined the legality of its anti-terrorism policies.
Jurisprudence
March 21 2011 6:48 PMWar PowerThe president's campaign against Libya is constitutional.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 8 2008 11:48 AMNuts and DeadboltsA blueprint for the closure of Guantanamo Bay.
The Breakfast Table
June 24 2008 6:36 PMThe Proper Error Rate Is Never Zero
Fixing It
April 2 2008 7:12 AMThe Laws in WartimeBoost trust, Close Guantanamo, and establish a national-security court.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 10 2007 7:13 AMThe Wiretap Flap
Jurisprudence
March 14 2007 6:46 PMPolitics as UsualWhy the Justice Department will never be apolitical.
Jurisprudence
March 21 2012 4:29 PMHow Obama Learned To Love Military CommissionsAt least one good thing came out of the war on terror: We now know that military commissions are the right solution to a tough problem.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 1 2009 10:38 AMThe KSM Trial Will Be Fair EnoughAnd military detention is legit, too.
The Breakfast Table
June 25 2008 10:34 AMObjects in the Rearview Mirror May Appear Larger Than They Are
The Breakfast Table
June 24 2008 11:07 AMBoumediene: A Huge Deal or a Gentle Nudge?
Jurisprudence
Feb. 13 2008 6:38 PMOut of CommissionWhy the government may lose the Guantanamo trials, even if it wins.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 7 2007 12:01 AMGiving Away the President's Power
The Book Club
March 29 2006 4:09 PMIs Power on the Internet a Zero-Sum Game?