Overview of Military Commissions
After welcoming remarks, panelists gave an overview of military commission operations and practices. Among the topics they addressed… read more
After welcoming remarks, panelists gave an overview of military commission operations and practices. Among the topics they addressed were the rules and precedents for conducting military tribunals, issues facing current prosecution and defense teams for the trials of suspected terrorists detained at U.S. facilities, and the legal foundation for the tribunal system. They also answered questions from members of the audience.
American University Washington College of Law and the college’s National Institute of Military Justice held a day-long conference examining the jurisprudence of the military commissions under the Military Commissions Act of 2006. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Louis Fisher Legal Specialist Library of Congress->Law Library
- Claudio Grossman Dean American University->Washington College of Law
- Peter Masciola Chief Defense Counsel Department of Defense->Office of Military Commissions
- Michelle M. Lindo McCluer Executive Director National Institute of Military Justice
- Lawrence Morris Chief Prosecutor Department of Defense->Office of Military Commissions
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