THE CENTER ON NATIONAL SECURITY AT FORDHAM LAW PRESENTS:
DRONES, COURTS AND FOREIGN POLICY
Featuring Martin Chamberlain
On October 11, 2013, noted British human rights counsel Martin Chamberlain examined how foreign courts handle cases involving drone strikes that implicate international political controversies.
Martin Chamberlain is a British barrister specializing in public law and human rights. Alongside his other work, he has over 10 years' experience as a Special Advocate representing those accused of terrorism in civil proceedings challenging deportation, control orders and sanctions. He had also served as counsel to the UK's Investigatory Powers Tribunal. Mr. Chamberlain has written and given evidence to the UK Parliament on the shortcomings of closed proceedings to examine classified information, and was a leading opponent of the Justice and Security Act, which makes those procedures available in ordinary civil courts in the UK.