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Defense Attorney David Nevin Speaks About the Military Commissions

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June 11, 2008

DavidNevin is a criminal defense attorney who was inGuantánamo Bay last weekfor the arraignment of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Nevin is the first civilian attorney to speak to Mohammed. (The first attorney to ever speak with Mohammed is PrescottPrince, Mohammed’s military-appointed JAG lawyer.) In this video,recorded at the ACLUMembership Conference, Nevin gives his thoughts on the circumstances of Mohammed’s refusal of legal representation, and the system of “justice” being meted out by the Military Commissions Act.

We’ll have more video and podcasts from the Membership Conference in the coming days.