Remember the Chief Prosecutor’s tactical recommendation to pull standalone conspiracy charges in the 9/11 case—in light of the D.C. Circuit’s analysis in Hamdan II, and the strong likelihood that the same court (or the Supreme Court) would follow … Read more »
Fresh from the Guantanamo security scrub: an amended docketing order for the upcoming hearing, late this month, in United States v. Mohammed et. al.
Judge James Pohl has set forth 23 motions for argument:
a. AE 018: Government Motion for
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You’ll recall that three 9/11 defendants earlier responded to Judge Pohl’s inquiry regarding separate trials for each of the five accused.
Of this group, only Ammar al-Baluchi (aka Ali Abdul Aziz Ali) had opposed a joint trial. His written opposition … Read more »
Not quite pret-a-porter?
Various media are reporting on the recently released motion by the 9/11 defendants, who desire to wear the clothing of their choice during commission proceedings. In particular, KSM wishes to don a camouflage field jacket … Read more »
According to the Miami Herald’s Carol Rosenberg, only three of the 9/11 defendants weighed in on the question, put to the prosecution by Judge James Pohl, of why the men should not be tried separately.
Rosenberg reports that only … Read more »
Over at the Long War Journal, Thomas Joscelyn–with whom Bobby and I have lately been sparring on Guantanamo transfers–has an interesting piece on the D.C. Circuit’s recent decision in Al Alwi. The piece is interesting largely for its description … Read more »
The statement of Attorney General Holder appears below. The just-unsealed indictment from SDNY to which he refers is posted here, and the five-page nolle prosequi filing is here (more thoughts on all of this to come later today).
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