Proposals for reform of the military commissions system

hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, July 30, 2009. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.

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  • Military law -- United States,
  • Combatants and noncombatants (International law),
  • Prisoners of war -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
  • Detention of persons -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Criminal procedure -- United States,
  • Prosecution -- United States
  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .J8567 2009d
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23948570M
    ISBN 100160845475
    ISBN 109780160845475
    LC Control Number2009438913

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PROPOSALS FOR REFORM OF THE MILITARY COMMISSIONS SYSTEM. Date(s) Held: th Congress, 1st Session. GPO Document Source: CHRGhhrg Superintendents of Documents ID: Y 4.J 89/1.

Witnesses: The Honorable David Kris, Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division, Department of Justice Oral Testimony.


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Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Proposals for reform of the military commissions system: hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, J   Late Monday, on the eve of Omar Khadr's suppression hearing, the first major military commission hearing at Guantanamo since President Obama took office, the Defense Department released the new Manual for Military Manual is the primary implementing regulation for the Military Commissions Act ofcontaining detailed procedural guidance, rules of Author: David Frakt.

Today’s Military Commissions operate in accordance with the following documents. The Edition of the Manual for Military Commissions (MMC) amends previous editions of the MMC.

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Jim Perkins was an active duty Army officer for 11 years and now works in IT in Seattle. Previously, he was the executive director of the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum and a Next Generation National Security Leaders fellow at the Center for a New American Security.

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David K. Shipler has written The Scourge of Military Commissions for Washington t: Without the military commissions, it’s a good bet that the most prominent prisoners at Guantanamo would have been executed years ago, or at least be sitting on death row waiting for the needle.

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The Bill establishes a system of military commissions, presided over by a military judge, with commission members drawn from the Armed Forces, and prosecutors and defense counsel from the JAG Corps.

The accused may also retain civilian defense counsel if he or she so chooses.