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10/25 Motions Session #6: When to Talk About When the Case Will Go to Trial

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Friday, October 25, 2013 at 3:56 PM

Next is AE175.  It is perhaps the prosecution’s most hotly anticipated item, and for good reason.  The motion asks the military judge to enter the prosecution’s proposed trial scheduling order.  Among other things, the filing seeks a trial date in September 2014. “A schedule,” says the Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins, can help us all get . . .
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What to Make of Judge Pohl’s Ruling? Letter Filings in Al-Nashiri v. MacDonald

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Friday, January 25, 2013 at 3:50 PM

What, if anything, do developments in the military commission case of United States v. al-Nashiri portend for Al-Nashiri v. MacDonald, an ongoing, civil challenge to the accused’s war crimes prosecution?  The question arises in letters filed in the civil case, one by the United States last Friday, and another by al-Nashiri’s lawyers  today. Some quick background: . . .
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Appellant’s Reply Brief Filed in Al-Nashiri v. MacDonald

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Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 11:05 AM

On Thursday, lawyers for Abd Al Rahim Hussein Al-Nashiri filed their reply brief in Al-Nashiri v. MacDonald, a civil case now pending before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Al-Nashiri, a defendant before the Guantanamo military commissions, had sued the commissions’ Convening Authority, retired Vice Admiral Bruce MacDonald in federal court. . . .
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Appellee Brief in Al-Nashiri v. MacDonald

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 9:53 AM

Vice Admiral (Retired) Bruce MacDonald, the Convening Authority for the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay, has filed his appellate brief in Al-Nashiri v. MacDonald.  That’s the civilian court lawsuit brought by commission defendant Abd Al Rahim Hussein Al-Nashiri, and now pending before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  (The district court . . .
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