Professor Peter Margulies – a widely acknowledged expert on laws governing torture, terrorism and other cutting-edge fields of central relevance in today’s volatile political climate – was interviewed by the National Law Journal on his views of the U.S. Supreme Court case Holder v. Humanitarian Law Institute.
"If we were talking about McCarthyism, I would be happily filing a brief on their side," said Peter Margulies of the Roger Williams University School of Law, who assisted in an amicus brief supporting the government on behalf of a group of scholars and former public officials with terrorism-related experience. "We're not talking about speech here, but conduct. When the petitioners say they want to help the Tamil Tigers get tsunami assistance, that's not different from giving them cash."
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