Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Long, Costly Road Ahead

  SMU Dedman School of Law Prof. Chris Jenks visited Naval Station Guantanamo Aug. 11-15. This is the fifth and final blog of the series. Ostensibly I traveled to Gitmo to observe the military commission proceedings against five members of … Continue reading

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Camp X-Ray: From Cuban Refugees to Al-Qaida & Taliban Detainees

SMU Dedman School of Law Prof. Chris Jenks visited Naval Station Guantanamo Aug. 11-15. This is the fourth blog of the series. Before the 9/11 attacks, if someone knew about Naval Station Guantanamo Bay it was likely for one of two … Continue reading

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Guantanamo: Why the U.S. Has a Naval Base in Cuba

SMU Dedman School of Law Prof. Chris Jenks is visiting Naval Station Guantanamo Aug. 11-15. This is the third blog of the series. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (“Gitmo,” for short), at the southeastern tip of Cuba, is not only the United … Continue reading

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Life at Camp Justice, Guantanamo Bay

SMU Dedman School of Law Prof. Chris Jenks is visiting Naval Station Guantanamo Aug. 11-15. This is the second blog of the series. Escorts for the Office of Military Commission separate the various entities — prosecution, defense, victims’ families, media, … Continue reading

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Jenks’ tweets from #Gitmo

“Watching military commissions @Gitmo is akin to watching a slow-moving train wreck. And the wreck has an endless number of cars.” As @SMU Prof. Chris Jenks (@ChrisJenks_SMU) finishes his upcoming blog reports for @SMULawSchool about military proceedings at Guantanamo, check out … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole: Notes From Camp Justice, Guantanamo Bay

SMU Dedman School of Law Prof. Chris Jenks is visiting Naval Station Guantanamo Aug. 11-15: The only way to reach Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Cuba, also known as “Gitmo,” is via a U.S. military flight from Andrews Air Force Base … Continue reading

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Prof. Chris Jenks at Guantanamo

SMU Dedman School of Law Assistant Professor Chris Jenks, director of the Criminal Justice Clinic, is visiting Naval Station Guantanamo in Cuba Aug. 11-15 on behalf of the National Institute of Military Justice. Prof. Jenks will observe military commission proceedings involving … Continue reading

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