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We interrupt the week’s Snowden-related coverage with this tiny reminder: at 9 a.m. tomorrow, hearings resume in the military commission case of United States v. Al-Nashiri. As always, we’ll follow the Guantanamo session from Fort Meade, via a nearly-live, closed … Read more »
The lawyers’ reason is twofold, apparently: first, a possible lapse in the security of computer networks operated by military commission defense counsel; and second, the disclosure of privileged defense emails to prosecutors by court security personnel.
James Connell III, an … Read more »
Just a few days ago, the counsel for military commission defendant Abd al Rahim Hussayn Muhammad al Nashiri filed a motion for a continuance, requesting that the four days of hearings slated for next week be delayed. The prosecution opposed … Read more »
Folks, at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow, pre-trial hearings resume in the 9/11 case. As always, Lawfare will cover the four-day session, which we’ll observe remotely, via closed-circuit television.
The day reportedly will commence with AE133. That’s the much-discussed emergency motion, brought … Read more »
We’re back—live (sort of) from Guantanamo (sort of). It’s Monday at Fort Meade, and that means it’s time to open a multi-day motions hearing in the Nashiri military commission. You remember Abd al Rahim Hussayn Muhammad al-Nashiri, right? He’s the … Read more »
Ben’s analysis of Charlie Savage’s article on the Chief Prosector prompts this reminder: tomorrow at 9 a.m., Lawfare returns to Smallwood Hall for closed-circuit, piped-in-from-GTMO hearings in the 9/11 case. There are twenty-five items set for oral argument during this … Read more »
By way of reminder, this month we’ll cover military commission sessions in both of the capital cases pending at Guantanamo.
The commission will hear argument in United States v. Al-Nashiri from Tuesday through Thursday of next week, i.e. from January … Read more »
Does anyone have any idea what this is about?
In March 2011, the government made classified filings in 10 cases involving high-value detainees. The filings have never become public, and I have been wondering for some time what they concern. … Read more »
The motions hearing that begins tomorrow in the 9/11 military commissions case is far too sprawling to preview motion by motion. Instead, we’ve broken it up thematically. Nearly all of the 25 motions on which Military Judge James Pohl will … Read more »
Just noticed this: It seems that the Open Society Foundations has brought suit in the European Court of Human Rights against at least two Eastern European countries on behalf of suspected USS Cole bomber, Abd al-Rahim Hussein Muhammad Al Nashiri. … Read more »
The Chief Prosecutor’s full statement follows below:
CHIEF PROSECUTOR MARK MARTINS
REMARKS AT GUANTANAMO BAY
19 JULY 2012
Good afternoon. Today, the Military Commission convened to try the charges against Abd Al-Rahim Hussayn Muhammad al Nashiri held its sixth day