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James Pfander

James Pfander

James Pfander is a professor of law from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Jim has focused his teaching and research on the role of the federal judiciary under Article III of the Constitution. His latest book, Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror (Oxford U. Press 2017), documents and evaluates the failure of the federal courts to address the merits of the claims of individuals who were subjected to extraordinary rendition, military detention, and torture during the Bush Administration’s war on terror. In Hernandez v. Mesa, professor Pfander co-wrote an amicus brief on the Hernandez family’s side.

Guest Appearances
March 6, 2020

The SCOTUS Ruling in Hernandez v. Mesa

Guest professor James Pfander explores the recent SCOTUS ruling in Hernandez v. Mesa.