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Classified Opinions: Habeas at Guantánamo and the Creation of Secret Law – Georgetown Law Journal
The Uthman opinions highlight a key consequence of the use of classified information in Guantánamo habeas proceedings: the production of classified opinions. Indeed, the vast majority of district and circuit court opinions in Guantánamo habeas cases feature at least some redaction. Some have been so redacted as to become virtually incomprehensible.
Michael A. Sall
Mr. Sall has been an associate with the Firm since December 2012. He practices in the areas of professional malpractice and attorney ethics, as well as complex business litigation.
Mr. Sall graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in 2005, with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political and Ethical Philosophy. He graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 2012, where he was an Articles Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal, a Law Fellow for the first-year legal research and writing program, and a member of the Appellate Litigation Clinic. While at Georgetown, Mr. Sall published a note, “Classified Opinions: Habeas at Guantánamo and the Creation of Secret Law,” in the Georgetown Law Journal.
Mr. Sall is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice in the state courts of California, as well as the United States District Courts for the Central and Eastern Districts of California. A Southern California native, Mr. Sall returned to Orange County in 2012 after completing law school. He is an avid traveler and gourmand.