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Legal News
8 Oct 2009
by Ximena Marinero

[JURIST] A US military judge on Wednesday dismissed the military lawyer for Canadian Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials; JURIST news archive] in accordance with Khadr's request. During Wednesday's brief hearing, Col. Patrick Parrish accepted the resignation [Miami Herald report] of Navy Lieutenant Commander William Kuebler [JURIST news archive], who … [read more]


Legal News
16 Jul 2009
by Christian Ehret

[JURIST] The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) [official website] was criticized [press release] by the Security Intelligence Review Committee (SIRC) [official website] Wednesday for its role in interrogating Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials; JURIST news archive]. The committee reported [text] that the intelligence agency failed to consider Khadr's age … [read more]


Legal News
1 Jun 2009
by Christian Ehret

[JURIST] Canadian Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials; JURIST news archive] Monday asked to have his US military lawyers dismissed [CBC report] for arguing and disagreeing among themselves. The disputes among the members of Khadr's US defense team arose from chief defense counsel Colonel Peter Masciola's efforts to dismiss Lieutenant … [read more]


Legal News
24 Apr 2009
by Christian Ehret

[JURIST] A Canadian Federal Court ruled [judgment, PDF] Thursday that Prime Minister Stephen Harper [official website] must advocate for the repatriation of Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials; JURIST news archive]. Khadr claims that the Canadian government's refusal to request repatriation from the US violates the Canadian Charter of Rights … [read more]


Professional Commentary
12 Apr 2009

Philip D. Cave [Philip D. Cave Law Offices]: "The Military Commissions have been insufficiently transparent over the years, and this has lead to a great deal of skepticism and mistrust from the public. As I and colleagues have counseled elsewhere, we should be careful of litigation by media. (Disclosure, I … [read more]


Legal News
8 Apr 2009
by Christian Ehret

[JURIST] US military judge Colonel Patrick Parrish ruled Tuesday that Pentagon officials lacked the authority to dismiss Lieutenant Commander William Kuebler [JURIST news archive] as defense counsel for Canadian Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials, JURIST news archive]. Chief defense counsel Colonel Peter Masciola reassigned Kuebler … [read more]


Legal News
6 Apr 2009
by Benjamin Hackman

[JURIST] The US Navy on Friday reassigned Lieutenant Commander William Kuebler [JURIST news archive], a military lawyer who had been in charge of defending Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials, JURIST news archive], after Kuebler filed a formal complaint against a military official overseeing the case. Kuebler had worked on the case for two … [read more]


Legal News
25 Feb 2009
by Caitlin Price

[JURIST] Lawyers for Canadian Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials; JURIST news archive] were blocked from attending a scheduled Tuesday meeting with Khadr at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive]. Officials have launched an investigation into the ethics of the defense team, and Navy Lt. Cmdr. Bill Kuebler [JURIST news archive], … [read more]


Academic Commentary
31 Oct 2008

JURIST Guest Columnist Audrey Macklin of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, who recently observed the US military commissions at Guantanamo Bay for Human Rights Watch, says that the prosecution's argument in the case against Canadian national Omar Khadr that all acts of war by unlawful combatants are by … [read more]


Legal News
17 Sep 2008
by Joe Shaulis

[JURIST] A US military judge has scheduled the trial of Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials; JURIST news archive] for November 10, but the Canadian citizen's lawyer said Tuesday that the date is likely to be pushed back further. According to a schedule set by US Army Col. Patrick Parrish, … [read more]


Legal News
5 Aug 2008
by Devin Montgomery

[JURIST] Navy Lt. Cmdr. William Kuebler, lawyer for Canadian Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials; JURIST news archive], said on Monday that he has filed three separate motions to dismiss the case against his client due to alleged government misconduct. In the first motion, Kuebler alleged that government policy encouraged … [read more]


Legal News
19 Jun 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina

[JURIST] A US military judge at Guantanamo Bay Thursday set October 8 as the date for the military commission trial of Canadian-born Omar Khadr [DOD materials; JURIST news archive]. Khadr's military defense lawyer Navy Lt. Cmdr. William Kuebler said that judge Col. Patrick Parrish, who replaced Col. Peter Brownback [JURIST … [read more]


Legal News
14 Jun 2008
by Benjamin Klein

[JURIST] A US military commission pre-trial hearing for Canadian Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials; JURIST news archive] will go ahead Wednesday as planned notwithstanding Thursday's Supreme Court ruling on detainee habeas rights [JURIST report], military judge Col. Patrick Parrish ruled Friday. Khadr defense attorney Navy Lt. Cmdr. William Kuebler … [read more]


Legal News
9 Jun 2008
by Andrew Gilmore

[JURIST] Lt. Cmdr. William Kuebler, the military defense lawyer for Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr (DOD materials; JURIST news archive] said Sunday that personnel at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] were ordered to destroy hand-written notes made during the interrogations of terror suspects. He stated that the Pentagon's "standard operating procedures" … [read more]


Legal News
30 Apr 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina

[JURIST] A US military judge Wednesday rejected arguments that Canadian Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials; JURIST news archive] was a child soldier when he was captured in Afghanistan and that the US military commission responsible for his trial lacks jurisdiction over the case. In a motion filed with US … [read more]


Legal News
10 Apr 2008
by Nick Fiske

[JURIST] Guards at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] have confiscated several unapproved items, including news articles printed off the Internet and a "Lord of the Rings" movie script, from Canadian detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials; JURIST news archive], officials said Thursday. Khadr's appointed US military lawyer, Lieutenant Commander Bill Kuebler, … [read more]


Professional Commentary
19 Mar 2008

Aisling Reidy [Senior Legal Advisor, Human Rights Watch]: "On March 13, the defense for Omar Khadr had some fairly basic objectives - to get the government to disclose evidence, such as notes relating to the interrogation of their client when he was 15 years old, so that they could prepare … [read more]


Legal News
25 Feb 2008
by Andrew Gilmore

[JURIST] Three Canadian opposition MPs and a US military lawyer urged the Canadian government Monday to request the extradition and repatriation of Omar Khadr [DOD materials; JURIST news archive], a Canadian citizen being detained at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive]. The three MPs - Joe Comartin (NDP, Windsor-Tecumseh, Ontario), Dominic … [read more]


Legal News
21 Nov 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina

[JURIST] UN Special Representative for the Children and Armed Conflict Unit Radhika Coomaraswamy [official profile] Tuesday expressed concern about the prosecution of Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr [JURIST news archive], saying that prosecuting Khadr for alleged war crimes committed while he was a minor could set a dangerous precedent. Coomaraswamy … [read more]


Legal News
22 Oct 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina

[JURIST] US Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers argued [motion, PDF] in documents filed with the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit Friday that the court does not have jurisdiction to hear an appeal from the US Court of Military Commission Review (CMCR) [DOD materials] by Guantanamo detainee Omar … [read more]

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