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Amici Retired Military Officials Seek to Participate in Al-Nashiri v. MacDonald Argument

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Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 6:00 PM

The Ninth Circuit will hear oral argument in Al-Nashiri v. MacDonald on June 3.  The civil appeal challenges the power of the Military Commissions’ Convening Authority to prosecute Al-Nashiri before a military tribunal at Guantanamo.    Seeking to participate in the argument is a group of retired military admirals, generals and colonels, who earlier filed a brief as amici curiae.   The . . .
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Military Commission Prosecutor’s Filings Regarding 9/11 Conspiracy Charges

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Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 8:39 AM

The Guantánamo military commissions yesterday released—after a security review—a pair of important filings by the Office of the Chief Prosecutor (OCP), regarding the ongoing controversy over the conspiracy charges against the five 9/11 defendants. (For background, see our prior coverage here, here, and here; and Chief Prosecutor Brig. Gen. Mark Martins’s podcast with Ben on the decision . . .
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Former Guantanamo Prosecutor Loses Appeal

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Friday, June 1, 2012 at 3:22 PM

The D.C. Circuit today handed down a decision in a civil case concerning Col. Morris Davis, once the Chief Prosecutor in the Office of Military Commissions.  Davis had sued in district court, advancing (among other things) Bivens claims against his former supervisor at the Congressional Research Service (“CRS”), where Davis had worked after his service at Guantanamo.  The plaintiff argued that his firing by CRS had violated . . .
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New American Foundation Panel Today

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 9:56 AM

For any Lawfare readers who may wish to attend and throw rotting fruit at me, I will be speaking today at this panel event at the New American Foundation. It should be an interesting discussion. Nine Years of Guantánamo: What Now? Nine years after opening the prison at the Guantanamo Bay naval base, the United . . .
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