Scott Horton Interviews Jonathan Hafetz
Jonathan Hafetz, staff attorney in the ACLU’s National Security Project, discusses Obama’s refusal to end military commissions, the U.S. government’s gaming of the courts to avoid an adverse Supreme Court ruling on indefinite detentions, some details on Ali Saleh Kahlah Al Marri’s military detention and the excessive deference given to presidential authority.
MP3 here. (20:06)
Jonathan Hafetz is a staff attorney in the ACLU’s National Security Project and represented “enemy combatant” Ali Saleh Kahlah Al Marri, challenging the indefinite military detention of a lawful resident alien arrested in the United States.