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Lessons from Nuremberg: Why Obama Should Rethink His Gitmo Strategy

JiC welcomes Jonathan Hafetz for this fascinating essay on the lessons the U.S. can and should learn from Nuremberg for its prosecution of alleged terrorists in Guantanamo Bay. 1,606 more words

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First Up: Motions on Severance & Conflict-of-Interest

I am en route via Chicago and Washington D.C. to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for the first week of the 9/11 hearings.  The hearings are scheduled to start at 9:00 am on Monday, 9 February 2015. 1,524 more words

9-11 Case

Thoughtful Thursday— Link Roundup (10/16-10/23)

“Great ideas emerge from useless fragments of thoughts.”― Michael Bassey Johnson 472 more words

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Important Gitmo Ruling Leaves Future of Military Commissions Uncertain, Say Attorneys

Court Conclusively Finds Material Support Not a War Crime

Center for Constitutional Rights | July 14, 2014

Washington, D.C. – In response to today’s en banc ruling by the D.C.

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A Student's Perspective on the USS Cole Trial- May 27, 2014- Kristi McMains

Military commissions have a lot in common with what we know as a regular trial that takes place in the US Court system. What differentiates a military commission is that a military commission is a court of law traditionally used to try law of war and related offenses. 749 more words

A Student's Perspective on the USS Cole Trial - Kristi McMains- May 25, 2014

I am delighted to be chosen to travel to Ft. Meade, Maryland in order to observe the hearing of Al Nashiri and his involvement in the bombing of the USS Cole. 825 more words

The Purchase of a Military Commission

Edited by Anne Flinders, dramaturg

The purchase of officer commissions in the British Army was a common practice through most of its history. Commissions could only be purchased in cavalry and infantry regiments (and therefore up to the rank of colonel only). 229 more words

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