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Let's Honor the Guantánamo Lawyers

By: 
Nancy Talanian
Date: 
03/05/2010
This month, NMG recognizes the hundreds of attorneys who have donated their time to make sure that prisoners at Guantánamo Bay have had legal representation. In the course of their work, they have also spent roughly $50,000 or more per prisoner out-of-pocket on translators, travel, research, legal filings, and the like. NMG hopes that Bagram prisoners may soon be awarded the right to challenge their detentions through the Great Writ. If that happens, several lawyers are ready to help Bagram prisoners challenge the legality of their detentions.

If Military Commissions Are So Great, Why Only 3 in 8 Years?

By: 
Nancy Talanian
Date: 
02/12/2010

Read this blog on Huffington Post and Common Dreams.

To hear the clamor for prosecuting Abdulmutallab, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and his alleged 9/11 co-conspirators by military commission, you might think commissions are better, cheaper, faster, and more appropriate than federal court trials and a sure-fire way to get stiff convictions.

Guantánamo Closure: Evolution or Revolution?

By: 
Nancy Talanian
Date: 
01/27/2010

This blog originally appeared in the Huffington Post.

Blame Won't Close Guantánamo

By: 
Nancy Talanian
Date: 
01/22/2010

Previously appeared in the Huffington Post.

It’s January 22, the anniversary of President Obama’s executive order to close Guantánamo Bay prison within a year, and Guantánamo is still open for business. Whom can we blame? Hmm…. Let’s see….

Guantánamo Eight Years On

By: 
Nancy Talanian
Date: 
01/04/2010

After the attempted bombing aboard a U.S. plane on December 25th, politicians from both sides of the aisle lost no time in publicly questioning President Obama’s plan to close Guantánamo Bay prison, to repatriate any of the 90 remaining Yemeni prisoners, or both. Republican Senators John McCain, Lindsay Graham, and Susan Collins; Independent Senator Joseph Lieberman; Democratic Senator Diane Feinstein; and several House members are among those who have thus far expressed their discomfort with some or all of the president’s closure plans.