West Law Report

Justice: Gitmo Grievances

Posted in Guantánamo, Hamdan v Rumsfeld by mrkooenglish on May 20, 2008

Newsweek magazine reported:

Assigned to try detainees in the War on Terror, three former Guantánamo prosecutors now say the military-commission system is badly damaged.

For example:

A clue may lie in the troubling account of Col. Morris Davis, the chief military prosecutor until last October. Colonel Davis thought he had the evidence to prosecute. But he was not willing to use Qahtani’s alleged confessions because he knew from a Defense Department report and other official sources that the prisoner had been abused and degraded at the U.S. detention facility at Guantánamo Bay.

What is Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (2006)?

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