About Us

This site is the work of New York Law School students in a project-based learning course, “Detention in the War Against Terrorism,” taught by Professor Stephen Ellmann since the 2010-11 academic year.


The students in the class this year (2013-14) are:

Lauren A. Conway

Michael J. Di Paolo

Melissa A. Jangl

William A. Kostas

Cong Li

Jason T. Scott

The students in the class last year (2012-13) were:

Astrid Avedissian

Heather Hicks

Michael Villacres

Mike Yang Zhang

Byron Zinonos

Students in the class in 2011-12 were:

Avraham Bakst

David Brown

Jacqueline Pimpinelli

Carl Zander

The students in the first year of the class (2010-11) were:

Luna Droubi

Isaac Gorodetski

Katherine Gottschalk

Matthew Hellman

Paul Irlando

Thomas Luckini

Rebecca Mopper

Robert Povtak

Charlie Soto

Claire Thomas

You can reach us by e-mail at detainedbyus@nyls.edu. You can also use the “Post Comment” feature to respond to articles on the “Commentary” page.