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October 23, 2012 I’m on the ground in Guantanamo Bay this week to observe pre-trial hearings in the military commissions case of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, who stands trial for his suspected involvement with the 2000...
October 18, 2012 This blog was crossposted from HuffingtonPost. In an ordinary federal court held on U.S. soil, it's clear what rules apply. There are the laws passed by Congress, precedent from cases decided in...
October 17, 2012 This blog was crossposted from HuffingtonPost. In an unexpected twist to the September 11 hearings at Guantanamo today, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-professed mastermind of the massive 2001...
October 17, 2012 This blog was crossposted from HuffingtonPost. The definition and use of classified information, and the public's right to hear it, is proving to be one of the most important issues arising in...
October 16, 2012 This blog was crossposted from HuffingtonPost.  Could the victim of a classified CIA execution program be prevented by the government from telling anyone about his experience being targeted...
October 16, 2012 This article was crossposted from Huffington Post.  As a long row of camouflage-clad U.S. soldiers lined the courtroom wall, lawyers for the five September 11 defendants argued this morning...
October 15, 2012 Cross-posted from The Huffington Post Starting Monday, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his four alleged September 11 co-conspirators are scheduled to appear in a Guantanamo Bay courtroom for hearings...

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Factsheet | February 16, 2018
Those eager for swift justice against accused terrorism suspects have at times called for sending suspects to the military commission system in Guantanamo based on fears that suspects may be...
Factsheet | February 14, 2018
Number of individuals convicted of terrorism-related offenses in federal courts since 9/11: 668 Number of district courts where terrorism-related convictions have been secured: 67 Number...
Factsheet | February 14, 2018
Myth: Terrorists have traditionally been tried in military commissions. Fact: Federal civilian criminal courts have convicted more than 660 individuals on terrorism-related charges since 9/11....
Factsheet | February 14, 2018
The Detainees Detainees currently held at Guantánamo: 41. Total number of detainees ever incarcerated at Guantánamo: 780. Detainees released under President Bush: Over 500. Detainees...