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Case Coverage: 9/11 Case

10/20 Session: Pro Se Opens Pandora’s Box in Gitmo 9/11 Trial

The five Guantanamo detainees on trial before a military commission for allegedly orchestrating the September 11th attacks all returned to court Tuesday morning, as pre-trial proceedings in their case continued for a second day in a row. On Monday, the session was almost immediately derailed by detainee Walid Bin Attash’s unexpectedly raising the possibility of representing himself pro se.

Terrorism Trials: Military Commissions

An Overview of the DC Circuit’s Opinion in Al Bahlul v. United States

On June 12, a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit handed down its decision in the most recent iteration of Al Bahlul v. United States, vacating defendant Ali Hamza Suliman al Bahlul’s conviction for inchoate conspiracy. Al Bahlul’s other convictions had previously been vacated by the D.C.

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