Professor Schwinn considers judge's decision denying U.S. citizen compensation

Posted June 17, 2014 by

ConLawProfBlog-June 16, 2014

As unfortunate as it is, says Judge Emmet G. Sullivan, U.S. citizens do not have the right to sue the government for their mistreatment by government employees and agents.  Professor Steven D. Schwinn looks at Judge Sullivan's decision in the case brought by Amir Meshal who was detained and allegedly tortured by U.S. agents in Africa.

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