The Pentagon is planning to seek the death penalty for six Guantanamo detainees alleged to have played a part in the nine-eleven terrorist attacks raising new questions about the role of military commissions, detainee rights, and the use of torture.


  • Vincent Warren Executive director, Center for Constitutional Rights
  • Lee Casey Lawyer in private practice and former staff director of the Federal Legal Counsel in the Justice Department during the Reagan and first Bush administrations
  • Jess Bravin Reporter, Wall Street Journal
  • John Bickers Law professor, Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University part of rules and procedures team for the Army, Nov 2001- Aug 2002
  • Brigadier General Thomas Hartmann Air force, legal adviser to the Defense Department's Office of Military Commissions
  • Thomas Fleener Former military defense counsel for the office of Military Commissions


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