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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

Law & Politics

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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United States

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