The military commissions welcome a new judge to preside over the 9/11 case—and hear testimony from an investigator into why its former convening authority was fired.
Julia Solomon-Strauss is a J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School. She previously worked at the Center on Law and Security at NYU School of Law. She holds an MPhil in Historical Studies from the University of Cambridge and an A.B. in Social Studies from Harvard College.
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A frustrated presiding judge indefinitely suspends the military commission for one of the suspects in the USS Cole attack.
In a surprise development, the presiding judge has put the military commission relating to the U.S.S. Cole attack on indefinite hold.
Last Week at the Military Commissions: More Debate on Defense Team Resignations and Evidence Pre-Admission in al-Nashiri
Last week, the military commission in United States v. al-Nashiri continued to discuss the absence of defense team members and pre-admitted more evidence.