Guantanamo military tribunal hit with another legal setback

CNS Fellow Michel Paradis is a senior attorney at the Military Commissions Defense Organization for the US Department of Defense and current lawyer for the Al-Nashiri case.

“These are basic rules of judicial ethics. They were violated for years. They were violated in secret. They were violated in secret. And no one within the military commission system … did anything even after they came to light.”

“Things like this would never have happened in a federal court, let alone festered for years as they have,” Paradis added.

Read the full article here. You can listen to the January 22nd argument here and read the April 16th DC Circuit opinion here.

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Karen Greenberg