Detainees and Military Commissions, Panel 2
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.
Experts on military commissions testified about trying suspected terrorists in civilian courts, the process and procedures used by military tribunals, and rules of evidence.
* Rear Adm. John D. Hutson - former judge advocate general of the Navy
* Maj. Gen. John D. Altenburg Jr. - former appointing authority for military commissions
* Daniel Marcus - fellow in law and government, Washington College of Law, American University close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Altenburg, John D. Jr. Major General (Retired) U.S. Army
- Hutson, John D. Judge Advocate General (Former) U.S. Navy
- Marcus, Daniel Fellow American University->Washington College of Law
- Begich, Mark U.S. Senator [D] Alaska
- Graham, Lindsey U.S. Senator [R] South Carolina
- Levin, Carl U.S. Senator [D] Michigan
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