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|Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: The Landmark Case & Impact on Guantánamo Detainees|
|Date||Tuesday September 16|
|Time||5:30 PM - 7:00 PM|
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World Affairs Council Auditorium
312 Sutter Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
The trial of Salim Ahmed Hamdan at Guantànamo Bay is the first US war crimes tribunal since World War II. Hamdan’s detention and case is one of the Supreme Court’s most significant decisions on presidential power and the rule of law. New york Times Magazine journalist, Jonathan Mahler discusses Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, the legality of the tribunals at Guantánamo Bay, and the battle over presidential power.
Check-in: 5:30 PM; Program: 6:00 PM
Council Members: Free, Students: $5, Nonmembers: $15
For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit our website, call us at 415-293-4600, or email info [at] wacsf.org.