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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Barbara Starr) The coming start of "military commissions," the tribunal trials for those charged with terrorism, previewed; photos shown of five men who could be tried. [Acting chief prosecutor Col. Frederic BORCH- says we are talking about terrorism.] The question of whether the tribunals process is stacked in the government's favor noted & the process outlined on screen. [Georgetown University professor David COLE- says this is a system designed to assure a particular result.] [Johns Hopkins University professor Ruth WEDGWOOD- defends the tribunals system.] [Acting chief defense counsel Col. William GUNN- says we will be judged by the world community as to whether the process is just.] The possibility of putting detainees from Guantanamo Bay to death noted.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with Wedgwood about tribunals. [From Washington, international law professor WEDGWOOD - cites the standard of guilt in the tribunals; outlines what is the same as the criminal process; comments of disclosure issues & the evidentiary dilemmas in the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui.]
- Brown, Aaron;
- Starr, Barbara
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