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Hamdan to be Released to Yemen

The New York Times is reporting this morning:
The United States military has decided to release a former driver for Osama bin Laden whose trial became a test case for the Bush administration’s system of military commissions for accused terrorists, Yemeni officials said.
The driver, Salim Ahmed Hamdan, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001 and convicted and sentenced in August, will …

Judge Bates Rules that Military Comission Trial of Omar Khadr can Continue

From SCOTUSBlog:
In a 19-page ruling, District Judge John D. Bates denied review at this time on part of the claims by Omar Khadr seeking to challenge his military commission trial, and ruled that the court had no authority to consider another challenge.  (The judge’s opinion in Khadr v. Bush, 04-1136, is here; an order to implement it is here.)
Khadr was 15 …

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Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University and the Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service in the Walsh School of Foreign Service.

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