April 14, 2014
by Daniel Mullen
Army Col. James Pohl, the military judge presiding over the trials of those accused of involvement with the 9/11 terrorist attacks, halted a hearing on Monday following accusations that the FBI was spying on attorneys for one of the accused. Defense attorneys for admitted 9/11 mastermind Khalid ...[read more]
March 24, 2014
by Maria Coladonato
JURIST Guest Columnist Ramzi Kassem of the CUNY School of Law argues that a notice of warrantless wiretapping could lead to the reopening of criminal cases ...Late February brought some downright fascinating developments in the Agron Hasbajrami case. Hasbajrami had pleaded guilty in April 2012 ...[read more]
August 2, 2013
by Dan DeRight
JURIST Guest Columnists Douglas Cox and Ramzi Kassem, Associate Professors at the City University of New York School of Law say that the National Security Council needs to return to previous levels of oversight and legal restriction... In yet another troubling illustration of government secrecy ...[read more]
October 16, 2012
by Sarah Paulsworth
Five men accused of planning the 9/11 attacks do not have to attend court proceedings against them, a military judge ruled Monday. Army Col. James Pohl ruled that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Walid Muhammad Salih Mubarak bin Attash, Ramzi Binalshibh, Ali Abdul Aziz Ali and Mustafa Ahmed Adam al ...[read more]
April 4, 2012
by Maureen Cosgrove
The US Department of Defense (DOD) referred charges to a military commission on Wednesday against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other alleged 9/11 conspirators being held at Guantanamo Bay. Mohammed, along with Muhammad Salih Mubarak Bin 'Attash, Ramzi Binalshibh, Ali Abdul Aziz Ali and Mustafa ...[read more]
May 31, 2011
by Zach Zagger
The Department of Defense (DOD) on Tuesday announced that military prosecutors have sworn charges against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other alleged 9/11 conspirators being held at Guantanamo Bay. The DOD said Mohammed along with Muhammad Salih Mubarak Bin 'Attash, Ramzi Binalshibh, Ali Abdul ...[read more]
November 13, 2009
by Andrew Morgan
US Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday announced that the government will pursue federal charges against five men accused of conspiring to commit the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Ramzi Bin Al Shibh, Walid Bin Attash, Ali Abdul-Aziz Ali, and Mustafa Ahmed Al Hawsawi, all ...[read more]
November 12, 2009
by JURIST Staff
On November 12, 1997, Ramzi Yousef and two co-conspirators were convicted of plotting the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York. Yousef was later given a life sentence in prison without the possibility of parole.Learn more about the trial of Ramzi Yousef. ... ...[read more]
September 21, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
A US military judge on Monday granted the government's request for a 60-day continuance in the trial of five Guantanamo Bay detainees accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks. Judge Stephen Henley granted the delay in the case of self-proclaimed architect of the attacks Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Ram... ...[read more]
September 17, 2009
by Brian Jackson
The Obama administration on Wednesday sought a two-month delay in trials for detainees at Guantanamo Bay while new options are considered. While trials have been on hold since President Barack Obama announced the planned closure of Guanatanamo in January, the government declared its intention in a ...[read more]

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