Carl Mayer

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Hears Arguments in NDAA Battle (We Barely Could)

    It sounded like a panel of Federal Appeals Court judges drilled lawyers with a barrage of questions yesterday during a hearing of oral arguments in the high-profile lawsuit against the Obama administration over the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. Of course, that's a bit tough to confirm c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    NDAA Suit Argued In Federal Court Yesterday

    The question being argued in federal court in Lower Manhattan yesterday boiled down to this: Is a law authorizing the indefinite military detention of American citizens with only the barest recourse to civil courts constitutional? The lawsuit against the Obama administration was filed in January by ... More >>

  • Film

    August 31, 2004

    Through a Looking Glass

    An expressionist landmark lights the way for an extensive retro of a silent master's work

  • Film

    November 17, 1998

    Famous Last Words

    Movie Buffs Pick Their Favorite Endings

    [Spoilers are in bold]