Hearings continued on Wednesday in the Al-Nashiri case.
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The number of factual and analytical errors that one can find in the five opinions on the side of the majority in the en banc D.C. Circuit's ruling in Al Bahlul v. United States is pretty stunning.
The D.C. Circuit’s En Banc Decision in Bahlul: Sui Generis or Guidance for Future Military Commissions?
The en banc D.C. Circuit’s affirmance of the military commission conviction of Ali Hamza al Bahlul for conspiracy solidifies the legitimacy of commissions in U.S. counterterrorism law and policy.
Hearings continued in the USS Cole case, including discussion of a motion to stay proceedings pending a decision on the validity of the Court of Military Commissions Review, witness testimony, and a debate over mushrooms.
A summary overview of the recent DC Circuit decision in Al Bahlul.
Yesterday, Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins provided the following statement on pretrial hearings this week in the USS Cole case.
In an en banc decision, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed Ali Hamza al-Bahlul's conviction for conspiracy to commit war crimes.
After a short one-month break, military judge Air Force Colonel Vance Spath returned to gavel in the Al-Nashiri trial.
This Week at the Military Commissions, 10/14 Session: Joint Defense Agreement? What Joint Defense Agreement?
Following a closed hearing on Thursday, Judge Pohl reconvenes the court in open session on Friday 10/14 for what quickly becomes a metaphysical discussion on the existence or lack thereof of a joint defense agreement.
Yesterday, Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins provided the following statement regarding this week's pretrial hearings in the USS Cole case. The statement is also available here.