gtmo transfers; the Military Commissions Act of 2009 (and other interesting stuff in the Defense Authorization Act that just passed in the House); forthcoming scholarship

October 9, 2009

1. Two more GTMO transfers

Press release: United States Transfers Two Guantanamo Bay Detainees to Kuwait and Belgium

Excerpt (note that the al Mutairi transfer follows an earlier ruling in his favor in a habeas proceeding): The Department of Justice today announced that two detainees have been transferred from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to the control of the governments of Kuwait and Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »