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

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The Future of Military Commissions

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Program ID:
283595-4
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 16, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2009

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  • Feb 16, 2009 | 10:58am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2009 | 2:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2009 | 5:20am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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