Title: Extraordinary Rendition: Constitutional Issues
Speakers: Rubens Medina, Law Librarian of Congress; Louis Fisher, Specialist in Constitutional Law, Law Library of Congress; Heather Sawyer, Subcommittee on the Constitution Counsel, House Committee on the Judiciary; Daniel Huff
Crimes and Oversight Counsel, Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Event Date: December 5, 2007
Running Time: 89 minutes
Description: A discussion on “extraordinary rendition” – the transfer of suspected terrorists to countries known to employ harsh interrogation techniques that may rise to the level of torture. The panel also examined the role of the judiciary in the cases of Khaled El-Masri and Maher Arar.