Comparison of Rights in Military Commission Trials and Trials in Federal Criminal Court

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This report provides a brief summary of legal issues raised by the choice of forum for trying accused terrorists and a table comparing selected military commissions rules under the Military Commissions Act, as amended, to the corresponding rules that apply in federal court.

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Elsea, Jennifer K. November 19, 2009.

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This report provides a brief summary of legal issues raised by the choice of forum for trying accused terrorists and a table comparing selected military commissions rules under the Military Commissions Act, as amended, to the corresponding rules that apply in federal court.

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26 pages.

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Elsea, Jennifer K. Comparison of Rights in Military Commission Trials and Trials in Federal Criminal Court, report, November 19, 2009; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc627209/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.