From the spectacle of the Casey Anthony trial, to the great debate over the health care law, to the controversial immigration law in Arizona, 2011 was a big year in the law. Lawyer2Lawyer co-hosts and attorneys, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi welcome returning guest, Stephen L. Kaplan from the firm Hicks, Mims, Kaplan & Burns, to review his 2011 predictions and look ahead to a brand new year, 2012!
The admitted mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other suspects will head to New York City, blocks from Ground Zero, to face a federal trial in civilian court and it is creating quite the controversy. On Lawyer2Lawyer, co-hosts and attorneys, Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Attorney Tara L. Murray, U.S. Counsel for Reprieve and Gregory S. McNeal, a visiting assistant professor of law at Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law , to discuss this controversial federal trial in a NY civilian court, the ongoing legal work in Guantanamo and ultimately the closing of Guantanamo.
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President Obama and his administration have quickly implemented changes in a lot of categories including the closing of Guantanamo. Law.com blogger and co-host, J. Craig Williams welcomes Attorney Aziz Huq, Deputy Director from The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, to discuss the legal implications surrounding the closing of Guantanamo, discuss the fear of critics and the future of the detainees.