The military commission in the 9/11 case recently heard five days of pretrial proceedings, on issue ranging from the effects of torture to claims that senior Defense Department officials are unlawfully influencing proceedings.
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Military Commission Judge Bars Government From Using Defendants' Statements to FBI 'Clean Teams' in 9/11 Case
A military commission judge has dealt a major blow to the government’s case against the alleged perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks.
The Court of Military Commissions Review says it lacks a quorum to decide on motions in U.S. v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad.
The military commission for the alleged perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks held open hearings earlier this month, where they considered a number of matters—including several motions to dismiss for unlawful influence.
Military Judge Col. James Pohl denied Mustafa al-Hawsawi’s motion to dismiss all charges against him for lack of personal jurisdiction.
Last Week at the Military Commissions, Feb. 26-Mar. 2: Judge in 9/11 Case Seeks Answers on Convening Authority Firing
A week of hearings in the 9/11 case may finally provide an explanation as to why the convening authority for the military commissions was suddenly removed earlier in February.
Last Week at the Military Commissions: Administrative Matters and Defense Claims of Unjustified Interference
Last week, the military commission in United States v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed et al. held three days of open session to discuss the status of procedural and discovery motions.
A summary of the substantive issues addressed in this week’s hearings in the case of the 9/11 accused.
Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Brig. Gen. Mark Martins released a statement on October 14.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has issued a writ of mandamus in the 9/11 case, directing that Judge Scott Silliman of the U.S. Court of Military Commission Review (CMCR) recuse himself from the case and vacating the CMCR's decision reinstating two charges against the 9/11 defendants that had previously been dismissed by the lower court. The opinion is available in full below.