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Case Coverage: 9/11 Case

7/25 Session: Secret Detention, Ticking Clocks, and Sitting Alone at the Defense Table

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. 

Case Coverage: 9/11 Case

10/28 Session: Time, or Not, to Replace Defense Counsel

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.

Case Coverage: 9/11 Case

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.

Case Coverage: 9/11 Case

10/19 Session: Yesterday at Guantanamo: Once Again, Questions Abound While Answers Elude

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. 

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