January 10, 2013
by Brandon Gatto
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday asked the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit to reverse the terrorism conviction of Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman Al Bahlul, the media secretary of Osama bin Laden, because the court is bound by its decision last October to dismiss the case against bin... ...[read more]
October 16, 2012
by Daniel Mullen
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday vacated the conviction of Salim Ahmed Hamdan, Osama bin Laden's former driver. Hamdan was convicted of conspiracy and material support for terrorism under the Military Commissions Act of 2006. At issue in the case was whether... ...[read more]
September 3, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On September 3, 2010, the US Court of Military Commission Review announced that it would hear the appeal of Salim Ahmed Hamdan, the former driver of Osama Bin Laden. In August 2008, Hamdan was convicted of providing material support for terrorism and sentenced to 66 months in prison. Hamdan was ...[read more]
June 5, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ordered attorneys in the case of a former Guantanamo Bay detainee to supply briefs explaining whether the issue has become moot. The case revolves around the war crimes conviction of former detainee Salim Ahmed Hamdan. Hamdan has ...[read more]
June 26, 2011
by Ashley Hileman
An appeals panel for the US Court of Military Commission Review on Friday upheld the conviction of former Osama Bin Laden driver and Guantanamo Bay detainee, Salim Ahmed Hamdan. The panel, which decided to hear the appeal in September, ultimately rejected the defense's argument that Hamdan's ...[read more]
September 4, 2010
by Sarah Paulsworth
The US Court of Military Commission Review will hear en banc an appeal by former Osama Bin Laden driver Salim Ahmed Hamdan according to media reports. The decision was revealed late Friday in a one-page order given to attorneys working on Hamdan's case. Hamdan was convicted in August 2008 of ...[read more]
September 15, 2009
by Andrew Wood
Tim Lynch: Lawyers for Ramzi bin al-Shibh are doing what they are supposed to do- representing their client with zealous advocacy. The lawyers are advancing three basic claims. The first is a sweeping attack on the Military Commissions Act. The validity of the commission system is indeed... ...[read more]
November 25, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
Former Osama Bin Laden driver Salim Ahmed Hamdan will soon be transferred from US to Yemeni custody, according to US military sources quoted in media reports Monday. His transfer comes approximately one month before the end of a six-month jail term he received for providing material support for ...[read more]
October 31, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
A US military judge denied a request by prosecutors Thursday to reconsider the prison term for Salim Ahmed Hamdan, the former driver for Osama Bin Laden. US military and civilian prosecutors filed the motion in September, arguing that the Guantanamo military commission which heard his case ...[read more]
October 20, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
US military and civilian prosecutors have petitioned to have the prison term for Salim Ahmed Hamdan reconsidered, arguing that the Guantanamo military commission which heard his case improperly gave him credit for time spent in custody, according to documents released to the Wall Street Journal ...[read more]

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