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Federal Judge Dismisses Military Commissions Defendant's 8th Amendment Claim

Judge Emmet G. Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has dismissed claims from a military commissions defendant alleging that he has been denied satisfactory medical care at Guantanamo Bay. The defendant, known as Abdul Hadi al Iraqi, had filed a motion to dismiss the case on multiple grounds, including alleged 8th amendment violations.

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Last Week at the Military Commissions: Discovery Disputes and a Medical Recess in al-Iraqi

The military commission trying alleged al-Qaeda commander Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi reconvened on March 6, after a nearly two-month hiatus. This one-day session recapped party conferences since the last session and the defense counsel’s allegations that the government was inhibiting the discovery process.

Case Coverage: Al-Iraqi Case

Last Week at the Military Commissions, 6/29 Session: Al Darbi Wants You to See His Deposition

The military commission to try Abd al Hadi al Iraqi met only once this week. The commission discussed the publicity of the al Darbi deposition, al Hadi’s presence at that deposition, the exclusion of al Hadi from proceedings at which the government or defense shares classified information, and the defense’s ability to apply for resources to obtain expert assistance ex parte. The military judge ruled that the al Darbi deposition would be bifurcated, with direct examination in August and cross-examination at a later date. Here is our summary of the proceedings.

Case Coverage: Al-Iraqi Case

This Week at the Military Commissions, 7/12 Session: Deja Vu All Over Again

And we’re back—though not to the 9/11 case or the Al Nashiri case, but instead to the pre-trial hearing of Abd al Hadi al Iraqi. As Nora Ellingsen detailed when Hadi’s case first came before the commission in May, Hadi has been charged with serious violations of the law of war in his alleged role as an al Qaeda commander who oversaw a series of attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere.

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Statement from Military Commissions Deputy Chief Prosecutor Robert C. Moscati

Military Commissions Deputy Chief Prosecutor Robert C. Moscati issued the following statement yesterday prior to this week's military commission pre-trial hearings in the case of Abd al Hadi al Iraqi. Keep an eye on Lawfare for additional coverage of the hearings.

Case Coverage: Al-Iraqi Case

This Week at the Military Commissions (Tuesday Edition)

It’s Tuesday morning at Guantanamo, and the military judge calls the military commission session to order. No, this is not the 9/11 case. It’s not even the Al Nashiri case. And no, the military judge isn’t Col. James Pohl.

The judge is Navy Captain J. Kirk Waits and this military commission is the forgotten stepchild of the military commission system: Abd al Hadi Al Iraqi’s trial.

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