Michael B. Mukasey

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There were fatal flaws in the recent suggestion that Congress should designate Guantanamo Bay part of an existing federal district court or as a separate federal district court so that those accused of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks can be tried there [“Try them in federal court — at Gitmo,” Washington Forum, July 16].

Eugene R. Sullivan, a former chief judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and Louis J. Freeh, a former U.S. District Court judge and director of the FBI, argued that creating, by statute, a civilian district court trial at Guantanamo would provide a fair, independent and universally respected forum, in contrast to “untested and widely questioned” military commissions; deny to Khalid Sheik Mohammed and others a military forum that enhances their image as “warriors”; and avoid the “prohibitive” security costs of a trial elsewhere in the United States.…  Seguir leyendo »