Friday, June 12, 2015

D.C. Circuit decides al Bahlul

A panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has held, by a 2-1 vote, that conspiracy is not an offense under the law of war and hence cannot be punished by a military commission. Just Security has excellent analysis here. Query: will the Obama administration seek Supreme Court review?

No comments:

Post a Comment

Comments are subject to moderation and must be submitted under your real name. Anonymous comments will not be posted (even though the form seems to permit them).