Detainees and Military Commissions, Panel 1

The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on legal issues regarding military commissions and the trial of detainees for violations… read more

The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on legal issues regarding military commissions and the trial of detainees for violations of the law of war. 

Obama administration officials detailed how the administration seeks to change the Bush administration’s use of military commissions for foreign terrorism suspects in order to withstand review by the courts. Among the issues they addressed were rules on the admissibility of statements, evidence obtained through torture or coercion, and the trial process. close

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Program ID:
287504-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 7, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2009

Airing Details

  • Jul 07, 2009 | 4:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 07, 2009 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 07, 2009 | 10:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 08, 2009 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 09, 2009 | 1:40am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 11, 2009 | 1:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 17, 2009 | 1:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 17, 2009 | 7:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2009 | 2:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 2009 | 5:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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