Former Lt. Cmdr. Charles Swift, counsel to Salim Hamdan, the enemy combatant whose legal case, Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, made U.S. Supreme Court history, has been named acting director of the newly established International Humanitarian Law Clinic at Emory University School of Law. With Swift at the helm of the IHL clinic, law students will gain firsthand experience in the practice of humanitarian law by assisting organizations, law firms and military tribunals in prosecuting or defending individuals.
'Hamdan' Lawyer to Head International Humanitarian Law Clinic
The National Law Journal
July 27, 2007