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9/11 Defense Lawyers Accuse FBI Of Spying on Them

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Miami Herald | Apr 14, 2014

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- Defense lawyers in the Sept. 11 case have sought an urgent hearing to argue that FBI agents interrogated a war court defense team member, which could delay Monday's competency hearing, according to two people who've seen an emergency motion filed in the case. The motion asks the case judge, Army Col. James L. P... more

Family Haunted by Slaying of Navy Commander

The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, Fla.) | Apr 09, 2014

Alexis Doss turns 16 years old Wednesday without a father to celebrate with or answers about his killing. Orange Park police haven't made an arrest in the Feb. 12 killing of decorated, yet troubled Cmdr. Alphonso Doss, 44. Doss was found in a room of the Astoria Hotel off U.S.17, where he'd been living after separating from his wife while strug... more

Holder: Khalid Sheik Mohammad Won't Be Tried In NY

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Associated Press | Apr 02, 2014

NEW YORK — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he still believes Manhattan is the right place to put the self-professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks on trial but he won't revisit the decision to have his fate decided by a military tribunal instead. Holder commented on the case against Khalid Sheik Mohammed during a visit to New... more

Manning's New Lawyer Decries 35-year Sentence

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Associated Press | Apr 02, 2014

Army Private Chelsea Manning's 35-year sentence for leaking reams of classified information is out of proportion with the offenses for which she was convicted, the lawyer who will represent her in court-martial appeals said Tuesday. Manning began serving her confinement at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., in August for sending hundreds of thousands of s... more

Guantanamo Judge Pushes USS Cole Trial to December

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Miami Herald | Mar 04, 2014

A military judge has pushed to Dec. 4 the trial date of a Saudi man accused of orchestrating al-Qaida's USS Cole bombing in 2000 that killed 17 U.S. sailors, according to military sources. If that timetable holds, it will be the first death-penalty prosecution at Guantanamo. It will also be the first at the war court that President George W. Bu... more

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