With a new judge presiding, the military commission in United States v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et al. (the 9/11 military commission) reconvened July 22-26.
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Last Week at the Military Commissions: 9/11 Commission Debates Who Gets to Determine When Hostilities Began
The military commission in United States v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad, et al. (i.e., the 9/11 military commission) reconvened from April 29 to May 2. The parties discussed conflict of interest concerns, the disclosure of classified documents, and how to approach the determination of whether or not there is an armed conflict, among other issues.
The military commission for Majid Shoukat Khan, who pleaded guilty to charges related to his role as a low-level al-Qaeda operative in 2012, reconvened on April 1, after a hiatus since July 2018.
Last Week at the Military Commissions: Defense Teams Assert Conflict in Session Cut Short by Medical Emergency
The latest from the trial of the 9/11 accused.
The military commission trying alleged al-Qaeda commander Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi reconvened from Jan. 7–14.
On Tuesday, 9/11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed petitioned the D.C. Circuit for a writ of mandamus, asking that his trial by military commission be halted until the Court of Military Commissions Review appoints a panel to address contested issues in his case. The full document is below.
The judge in the 9/11 military commission has denied a defense motion to dismiss which alleged that former Defense Secretary James Mattis and the defense department general counsel unlawfully influenced proceedings by firing the military commissions convening authority and his legal adviser.
The military commission trying alleged al-Qaeda commander Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi reconvened on Nov. 6.
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.