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A Week Of Secret Information And Technical Difficulties At Guantanamo Military Commissions Concludes

A Week Of Secret Information And Technical Difficulties At Guantanamo Military Commissions Concludes

This week’s pre-trial proceedings in United States v. Mohammed, et al. resumed on Thursday for the fourth day of hearings and the third day with all of the accused present. Ordinarily, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and the four co-defendants, accused of planning the 9/11 attacks, only make cursory appearances on Mondays as required by Presiding Judge […]

At Guantanamo, The Pursuit Of Justice Must Stand By Because Of Technical Difficulties

At Guantanamo, The Pursuit Of Justice Must Stand By Because Of Technical Difficulties

United States v. Mohammed, et al. resumed on Wednesday for the third day of this week’s pre-trial hearings. Each day of this week’s hearings have been impeded by technical problems that demonstrate that holding the trial at the Military Commission in Guantanamo Bay is several problematic. Continuing to hold the trials at the remote courtroom […]

Guantanamo Military Commissions: The Inexperience Of The Convening Authority

Guantanamo Military Commissions: The Inexperience Of The Convening Authority

The hearings for United States v. Mohammed, et al. resumed on Tuesday with the second day of examination of the defenses’ witness, Vice Admiral Bruce MacDonald, the former Convening Authority of the Guantanamo Military Commissions. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees are charged with the planning and coordination of the 9/11 attacks. […]

KSM Military Commissions Hearing Still Marred By Procedural Legal Issues

KSM Military Commissions Hearing Still Marred By Procedural Legal Issues

At 0900, United States v. Mohammed, et al., reconvened on Monday for another week of hearings in the pretrial phase in the Guantanamo-based prosecution of five men charged with coordinating the 9/11 attacks. Monday’s hearing centered on the testimony of retired Vice Admiral Bruce McDonald, the Convening Authority of the Guantanamo Military Commissions from March […]

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