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On Monday, September 20, I will be delivering a talk in the Clason lecture series at Western New England School of Law, in Springfield, Massachusetts. The event will be at noon in the Commons of the Blake Law Center and is open to the public. My topic is “The Obama Administration and the War on Terror – Continuity or Change You Can Believe In?” I’ll be focusing on the resumption of the trials before the Military Commissions in Guantánamo, and particularly the decision to pursue the case of Omar Khadr. More information is available here.
More from Scott Horton:
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A new report from Seton Hall University exposes government surveillance of attorney-client conversations
Rashid Khalidi on how the United States sustains the failure of the Israel-Palestine peace process
Alex Gibney on his documentary investigating the Roman Catholic Church’s handling of child sex-abuse cases
Ratio of the number of cicada eggs per square mile of southern New Jersey to the number of stars in the Milky Way:
Jeffrey Lockwood, University of Wyoming (Laramie)/American Museum of Natural History (N.Y.C.)
A Singaporean company unveiled Kissenger, a pair of plastic lips mounted on a large plastic egg, which transmits real-time interactive kisses to a distant lover. “I am not interested in the sexual uses for it,” said the device’s inventor. “We’ve taken several steps to minimize the creepiness.”
The practice of sexualized eyeball licking was causing conjunctivitis in Japanese sixth graders.
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