Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Link of the Day, May 10, 2011: U.S. now into extrajudicial executions

Official presidential portrait of Barack Obama...Image via Wikipedia The exrajudicial executioner

In an article entitled The Targeted Assassination of Osama Bin Laden, Marjorie Cohn, an acknowledged expert in international law, establishes that the United States until the presidency of Bill Clinton formally opposed extrajudicial executions as being in violation of American concepts of justice. Thus, she writes, President Obama should not have said, “Justice has been done”, but rather “retaliation has been accomplished.”Read her article here.

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