LTC Eric Carpenter, the head of the Army JAG School’s Crim Law department, is writing a series of posts on 31(b)log analyzing ACCA’s unpublished opinion affirming the death sentence in Akbar. United States v. Akbar, No. ARMY 20050514 (A. Ct. Crim. App. July 13, 2012). His three posts are here, here, and here.
As previously noted by Phil “My Liege” Cave, Lawfare has posted this harsh critique of CAAF’s Ali opinion by Professor and Associate Dean Steve Vladeck of American University’s Washington College of Law.