Celebrating 125 Years

Lectures & Events

April 2017
Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare
1260 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
May 2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Timothy Webster, Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
CWRU Law School
All-day event
Webcast live
October 2017
CWRU Law School
This is a multi-day event
February 2018
CWRU Law School
This is a multi-day event
U.S. v. Hamdan: Military Commissions Sixty-Six Years after Quirin
Institute for Global Security Law and Policy
NOV 19, 2008
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Moot Courtroom (A59)

In his talk, Lieutenant Commander Mizer will look at questions of criminal procedure and the protections due to criminal defendants within the current system of Military Commissions, but also in criminal trials generally. He will focus on comparisons between the trial in Quirin and Mr. Hamdan's trial and argue that military commissions still do not afford defendants basic due process. Lt. Comm. Mizer will discuss the problem of balancing security and constitutional liberty in the global war on terrorism.
Speaker Information
Brian MizerBrian L. Mizer
Lieutenant Commander
United States Navy Judge Advocate General Corps

An expert in the areas of military law and criminal law, Lieutenant Commander Mizer graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2000. Following graduation, Lt. Comm. Mizer was commissioned in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps, where he has served as both a trial defense attorney and an appellate defense attorney. Lieutenant Commander Mizer is currently assigned to the Office of Chief Defense Counsel for Military Commissions where he serves as the detailed military counsel for Mr. Salim Hamdan in United States v. Hamdan and for Mr. Aziz Ali in United States v. Mohammed et. al. Lt. Comm. Mizer received his B.A. from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.
Additional Information
Open to the public at no cost. There will be one free hour of CLE credit available to lawyers who attend.

Supplemental Readings:
· Mizer Bibliography
· Military Commissions Act
· Detention & Military Trial of Suspected Terrorists
· Influence of Ex Parte Quirin & Courts-Martial

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