Military Commissions and Detainee Rights

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the rights of detained enemy combatants in response to the ruling by the U.S. Supreme… read more

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the rights of detained enemy combatants in response to the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld in favor of a detainee in Guantanamo Bay. Witnesses testified about the development of current policies and methods for treatment of enemy combatants, the applicability of Geneva Conventions on War to the detainees, possible legislative remedies to meet the concerns raised by the court decision, and rules of evidence and procedures in military tribunals. close

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  • Bradbury, Steven G. Assistant Attorney General (Acting) Department of Justice->Office of Legal Counsel
  • Cobb, Whit Deputy General Counsel (Former) Department of Defense
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Military Commissions and Detainee Rights

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193376-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 11, 2006
Last Aired:
Jul 15, 2006

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  • Jul 11, 2006 | 9:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 11, 2006 | 2:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Jul 15, 2006 | 10:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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