Lawfare’s roundup of the July 23 and 25 sessions of military commissions hearings in the 9/11 case.
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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.
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.
Pre-trial hearings in the 9/11 military commission case continued at Guantanamo Bay on 10/29.
The proceedings concluded on Monday with Walid Bin Attash indicating he wished to discuss his rights to counsel and pro se representation. Judge Pohl granted the Bin Attash defense team a day and a half to research the issue this week and called the session to order Wednesday morning prepared to advise Bin Attash accordingly.
Yesterday at Guantanamo, 10/21 Session: Hearing Canceled as Translators “Can’t Do Two Things at One Time”
Camp Justice was quiet yesterday. Based on the need for translators to complete a last-minute assignment, Judge Pohl cancelled a hearing scheduled for Wednesday in the military commission trial of five Guantanamo Bay detainees accused of orchestrating the 9/11 attacks.
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.
The five detainees accused of orchestrating the September 11th attacks, including the plot’s alleged mastermind, Khalid Shaikh Mohammad, were all present at yesterday’s resumed proceedings in their ongoing military commission trial at Guantanamo Bay.