Pretrial hearings continued on the morning of July 27th at Guantanamo Bay in the 9/11 case.
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Our coverage of the 9/11 case continues with the 7/26 session.
Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins released the following remarks yesterday at Guantanamo Bay preceding pre-trial hearings in Khalid Sheikh Mohammad et al. The hearings today and yesterday have been closed, but stay tuned for Lawfare's coverage of the 7/26 and 7/27 hearings.
Pre-trial hearings continue Monday morning at Guantanamo Bay in the case of the five men accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks. The sessions focuses on whether Walid Bin Attash has voluntarily waived his right to be present, questions regarding classification review, and whether or not there is a statute of limitations for a war crime in the miltiary court.
During Thursday's session at Guantanamo, Judge Pohl orders Walid Bin Attash to leave the courtroom, decides that he will not recuse himself in a ruling on past destruction of evidence, and hears a motion suggesting Camp Justice itself is contaminated.
It’s Wednesday morning and we’re back at Guantanamo Bay for more pre-trial hearings in the case of the five men accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks.
Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins's statement at Guantanamo Bay before the resumption of pre-trial hearings in the case Khalid Shaikh Mohammad et al.
Army Col. James Pohl abruptly cancelled this week's previously scheduled pre-trial hearings in the 9/11 military commissions case on Friday, April 1st. (Insert obligatory no April Fools joke here).
This case's focus shifted to AE 386, the primary concern being how Touhy applies. First, does the CIA Touhy regulation exceed congressional delegation of power under 5 USC §301? Second, does the CIA Touhy regulation even govern the military commission process? And third, does the CIA Touhy regulation impose an unconstitutionally nonreciprocal burden on the defense?
The Commission debates the public's right to access judicial proceedings, the pain of a woman's touch, and just how nice of a laptop detainees are entitled too.