The other day, Quinta and I noted that counsel for Abd al Rahim Al-Nashiri had asked the court in his habeas case to have a copy of the Senate Intelligence Committee's interrogation report filed under seal with the court. Yesterday, Judge Royce Lamberth issued an order doing just that:
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A high-value detainee files a motion to have a copy of the Senate Intelligence Committee's interrogation report filed under seal with the court.
Don't look now but we're about to see at least one new Guantanamo habeas merits hearing—tomorrow, in fact.
Maintaining Guantanamo is fast becoming silly.
I had been looking forward to this very long story in the New Yorker, in part because the title is interesting. "Why Obama Has Failed to Close Guantanamo: Congress is blamed for preventing the President from fulfilling his pledge. But that’s not the whole story."
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.
I have no objection to closing Guantanamo. But the latest New York Times editorial on the subject is a face-palmingly bad argument that will convince nobody who has not already bathed in, let alone drank, the Kool-Aid.
Don't look now, but something's happening in the Guantanamo litigation.
The series conclusion explores how our current model of how wars end under law fails to account for the time dimensions of the AUMF—and how to fix it.
A summary of the Pentagon's proposed amendments to the Military Commissions Act.