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President Obama Orders 120-Day Stay of All Gitmo Proceedings

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January 21, 2009

At approximately 9 p.m. last night, John Adams attorneys received word that President Obama had ordered military prosecutors to file a motion seeking a 120-day stay of all military commission proceedings at Guantánamo. Two ACLU attorneys, Jamil Dakwar and Denny LeBoeuf, are in Guantánamo now and will have more details soon. Read the prosecution’s briefs requesting the stay here and here.

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