At 9:01, Judge Pohl takes the bench, authority-emanating robes and all. All parties are present, including the five accused. Prosecutor Robert Swann notes the continued presence of FBI personnel and an NYPD officer, who might eventually serve as witnesses. KSM … Read more »
We’re back from lunch, with all parties present.
A procedural tidbit before beginning: we’re told that classified session will commence this afternoon at 3 p.m., likely in connection with motions relating to the CIA’s RDI program. The word is that … Read more »
The protective order, and J. Connelll III’s now-famous demonstrative slides, return to center stage. The lawyer’s subject: the protective order’s definition of “unauthorized disclosure.”
The latter suggests that merely confirming the existence of classified information amounts to an improper disclosure—something … Read more »
We begin with AE20, regarding the time for the defense to respond to government motions. The court thinks its moot.
Bormann is back, and doesn’t touch AE20’s mootness. Instead she pushes forward with attorney-client matters—their merits, or ones surrounding their … Read more »
The hour arrives, and our hearing begins. There’s Judge Pohl, looking resplendent as always in his judicial robes. All five accused are present in the courtroom, though not all of their lawyers are.
The wintry mix hasn’t delayed our–Wells’ and Sophie’s—arrival to Fort Meade, for the commencement of CCTV-broadcasted-from Guantanamo hearings in the 9/11 case.
Today’s programming format will be the same as always: look for regular posts throughout the day, in … Read more »