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9/11 Military Commission Judge Rejects Unlawful Influence Claim

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.

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Document: Pretrial Hearings to Resume in Al-Nashiri Case, CMCR Rules

The Court of Military Commission Review (CMCR) has ruled on former Military Judge Col. Vance Spath's decision to hold proceedings in the al-Nashiri military commissions case in abatement, reversing the judge's ruling and ordering pretrial hearings in al-Nashiri to begin again.

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