Military Commission Jurisdictional Issues

A panel discussion was held on jurisdictional issues of military commissions. Topics included why military commissions exist, who can… read more

A panel discussion was held on jurisdictional issues of military commissions. Topics included why military commissions exist, who can be tried under the military commission process, the effects of Obama administration policy changes, and the power of Congress to define military commissions' subject matter. Panelists responded to questions from audience members at the end of the discussion. Steve Vladeck moderated.

“Jurisdictional Issues” was the second panel of a day-long conference examining the jurisprudence of the military commissions under the Military Commissions Act of 2006 held by American University Washington College of Law and the college’s National Institute of Military Justice. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Military Commission Jurisdictional Issues

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Program ID:
283595-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 26, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2009

Airing Details

  • Jan 26, 2009 | 4:19am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 26, 2009 | 11:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 27, 2009 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 16, 2009 | 2:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2009 | 11:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2009 | 2:21am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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