LTC Lakin Initial Court-Martial Session

According to the Army Trial Docket, LTC Lakin (better known as the “birther doc”) will face arraignment at 11:00am Friday at Fort Belvoir. It’s not clear whether a motion hearing pertaining to discovery of President Obama’s “long form” birth certificate will be held in conjunction with the arraignment. Check back later in the week for updates.

Al Qosi Pleads Guility

Rising 3L American University Washington College of Law student Charlie Fowler represented NIMJ as an official non-governmental observer in Guantanamo Bay this week. He was there to watch al Qosi, plead guilty. He filed this report: Yesterday, July 7, 2010, Ibrahim al Qosi plead guilty to conspiracy and to material support for terrorism, as part […]

Proposed Changes to Canadian Military Justice System

DND Introduces Amendments To The National Defence Act June 16, 2010 OTTAWA – The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, tabled a bill in Parliament today that introduces significant amendments to the National Defence Act . The amendments contained in Bill C-41, the Strengthening Military Justice in the Defence of Canada Act, reflect recommendations […]