For Immediate Release
Conviction Upheld in Guantánamo Military Commission Appeal; Defendant Will Serve Life in Prison
Lawyers at Center for Constitutional Rights Respond to Decision
WASHINGTON - Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights responded to the United States Court of Military Commission Review (CMRC) decision in Al-Bahlul v. United States, which was issued on the evening of September 9, 2011:
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