Entries tagged with “Guantanamo

Policy Issues

Representation

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Federal Death Penalty

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Apr 04, 2008

Death Penalty Poses Problems for Military Commission Trials

After the Pentagon announced ear­li­er this year that it would seek the death penal­ty for six Guantánamo Bay detainees, lit­tle progress has been made in the case. According to The American Lawyer, the mil­i­tary com­mis­sions have had d…

State & Federal Info

Federal Death Penalty

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Military

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May 02, 2018

Guantánamo Bay

Six detainees charged with cap­i­tal crimes are cur­rent­ly being held at the U.S. Naval Base mil­i­tary prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Much of the infor­ma­tion relat­ing to these cas­es is clas­si­fied and all the par­tic­i­pants in the cases…

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Crimes Punishable by Death

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Federal Death Penalty

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Feb 11, 2008

U.S. to Seek Death Penalty under New Military Commissions

The U.S. gov­ern­ment has decid­ed to seek the death penal­ty against six Guantánamo detainees who are accused of hav­ing cen­tral roles in the ter­ror­ist attacks of September 11, 2001. The defen­dants will be tried before Military Commissions