Does the death of Osama bin Laden change the legal game?

May 4, 2011

Produced by Eight Forty-Eight

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'Eight Forty-Eight' looked at the legal repercussions from the death of Osama bin Laden.

The death of Osama bin Laden has raised a number of significant questions. In the near decade since 9/11, the U.S. re-wrote laws to aid in the investigation, interrogation and prosecution of suspected terrorists. Those changes have resulted in major contests over the balance between civil liberties and national security. Does the death of public enemy number one change the legal game?

To find out, Eight Forty-Eight was joined by University of Chicago law professor Aziz Huq.