Harvard Law School competes* with Boalt for torture advocacy

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today under the Four Geneva Conventions of 1949, executing persons detained as a result of armed conflict without a fair trial before a regularly constituted court constitutes a grave war crime. To be sure, under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution Harvard Law Professor Vagts has the freedom to advocate war crimes so long as he does not participate in their commission, or incite them, or aid and abet them. But precisely where is that line to be drawn for law professors?  - Professor Francis Boyle 

*of course Obama, Edley and Yoo share this same alma mater, so perhaps this isn't a fair contest.

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