The Future of Military Commissions
The panel focused on the implication of President Obama’s election on military commissions, specifically the tribunals for Guantanamo… read more
The panel focused on the implication of President Obama’s election on military commissions, specifically the tribunals for Guantanamo Bay detainees. They said that the commissions as they had existed were ineffective and offered suggestions for improving them. Charles Stimson talked about the inadequacy of Judge Advocate Generals (JAGs) in prosecuting military commissions.
“The Future of Military Commissions” was the fourth panel of a day-long conference examining the jurisprudence of the military commissions under the Military Commissions Act of 2006 held by American University’s 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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- Anders, Chris Legislative Counsel American Civil Liberties Union
- Stimson, Charles "Cully" D. Senior Fellow Heritage Foundation->Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
- Tracy, John Assistant Director American University->National Institute of Military Justice
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