Tag Archives: 9/11

9/11 and the Transformation of U.S. Immigration Law and Policy

Today is September 11. On this day in 2001, tragedy hit the United States. A few years back, Deepa Iyer and Jayesh M. Rathod published "9/11 and the Transformation of U.S. Immigration Law and Policy." Here is another look at… … Continue reading

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9/11 Firefighter’s Recent Death Shows Struggles of PTSD and Struggles With Pension Benefits

Joe Battista was an FDNY firefighter who worked for months at Ground Zero after the September 11th attacks, and then spent time sifting through debris at the Fresh Kills landfill looking for human remains. This soul-crushing work eventually took its … Continue reading

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Military Commissions Freeze Appeals in the 9/11 Case

On Wednesday, May 23, the U.S. Court of Military Commission Review (CMCR), the intermediate military appellate court responsible for reviewing military commission proceedings, announced that it currently lacks a quorum to decide contested motions in United States v. Khalid Shaikh … Continue reading

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Judge Still Skeptical of Claims that Saudi Arabia was Behind the 9/11 Attacks

A district judge who’d rejected claims that Saudi Arabia was behind the 9/11 attacks seemed skeptical after a congressional action revived a dying series of lawsuits. According to U.S. News¸ the latest arguments swung into being after Congress passed the … Continue reading

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Hidden Heroes: the Boatlift of 9/11

The ten-year anniversary of 9/11 prompted a vivid documentary about the boatlift of hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers off Manhattan following the World Trade Center attacks. Alternative, less choppy video, here. On the Coast Guard's efforts, and the herculean … Continue reading

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