The final session of last week's military commissions hearings in the 9/11 case.
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On Friday, March 24th, Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins issued the following statement on the pretrial hearings completed over the past week in the 9/11 case.
The military commission takes on black sites, threat assessment rankings, and a government motion requesting for advance notice of the defense's intended use of appellate exhibits.
The military commission discusses Zero Dark Thirty, expert witnesses, and a very important question: Who is the mysterious Greg Sansig who has permissions to privileged defense material?
This Week at the Military Commissions, 3/20 Session: Medical Records, High-Value Detainee Designations, and Classification Guidance
Two weeks of pretrial hearings begin in the 9/11 case.
On Friday, March 17th, Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins issued the following statement on the pretrial hearings conducted in the USS Cole case over the past two weeks and the upcoming hearings in the 9/11 case. His statement is also available here.
The first 9/11 hearings under the Trump administration lurched forward at Guantanamo on Wednesday, but barely lasted the morning before all public sessions were suspended until March.
Thursday's session in the USS Cole case brings us heated argument on a defense motion to abate proceedings in light of the military judge's potential involvement with the destruction of evidence at a CIA black site, along with a discussion of Nashiri's health and medical records.
The court reconvenes for one last day of open session, with a discussion of the SSCI "torture report" and whether Walid bin Attash's last name should be spelled bin Attash or bin Atash.